penology

noun pe·nol·o·gy \ pi-ˈnä-lə-jē \

Definition of penology

: a branch of criminology dealing with prison management and the treatment of offenders

penological

play \ˌpē-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

penologist

play \pi-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of penology

Greek poinē penalty + English -logy — more at pain


Medical Dictionary

penology

noun pe·nol·o·gy \ pi-ˈnäl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of penology

plural penologies
: a branch of criminology dealing with prison management and the treatment of offenders

penological

play \ˌpē-nə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

Law Dictionary

penology

noun pe·nol·o·gy \ pi-ˈnä-lə-jē \

legal Definition of penology

: a branch of criminology dealing with prison management and the treatment of offenders

penological

play \ˌpē-nə-ˈläj-ə-kəl\ adjective

penologist

play \pi-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

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