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mereology

Line breaks: mere|ology
Pronunciation: /ˌmɛrɪˈɒlədʒi/

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Definition of mereology in English:

noun

[mass noun] Philosophy
The abstract study of the relations between parts and wholes.

Origin

1940s: from French, formed irregularly from Greek meros 'part' + -logy.

Derivatives

mereological

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adjective

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