sarcology

noun sar·col·o·gy \särˈkäləjē\

Definition of sarcology

plural

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  1. 1 archaic :  the anatomy of the soft parts —distinguished from osteology

  2. 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

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Origin and Etymology of sarcology

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


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