mereology

noun
me·​re·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌmirēˈäləjē \
plural -es

Definition of mereology

logic
: a theory of extended individuals in their relationships of part to whole and of overlapping — compare calculus of individuals

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History and Etymology for mereology

irregular from mer- + -logy

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“Mereology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mereology. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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