sarcology

noun

sar·​col·​o·​gy
särˈkäləjē
plural -es
1
archaic : the anatomy of the soft parts
distinguished from osteology
2
: a theory that a part of the animal body taken into the human system nourishes or affects a corresponding part compare doctrine of signatures , organotherapy

Word History

Etymology

Greek sarko- (from sark-, sarx flesh) + English -logy

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“Sarcology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarcology. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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