plural -es
archaic : the anatomy of the soft parts
distinguished from osteology
: 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


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

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“Sarcology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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