pasimology

noun
pas·​i·​mol·​o·​gy | \ˌpasəˈmäləjē\
plural -es

Definition of pasimology 

: the study of gestures as a means of communication

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History and Etymology for pasimology

probably from Greek pasi for all + sēma sign + English -o- + -logy

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