ar·​chi·​tec·​ton·​ics | \ -ˈtä-niks \

Definition of architectonics

1 or less commonly architectonic : the science of architecture
2a or less commonly architectonic : the unifying structural design of something
b or less commonly architectonic : the system of structure

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1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ar·​chi·​tec·​ton·​ics | \ -tek-ˈtän-iks \

Medical Definition of architectonics

: the structural arrangement or makeup of an anatomical part or system the architectonics of nuclei in the cerebellum

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architectonic \ -​ik \ adjective

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