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nostology

[no-stol-uh-jee] /nɒˈstɒl ə dʒi/
noun
Origin
< Greek nósto(s) a return home + -logy
Related forms
nostologic
[nos-tuh-loj-ik] /ˌnɒs təˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nostology

nostology

/nɒˈstɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
(med) another word for gerontology
Derived Forms
nostologic (ˌnɒstəˈlɒdʒɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C20: from Greek nostos a return home (with reference to ageing or second childhood) + -logy
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