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planetology

[plan-i-tol-uh-jee] /ˌplæn ɪˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of astronomy that deals with the physical features of the planets.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; planet + -o- + -logy
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planetological
[plan-i-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌplæn ɪ tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
planetologist, noun
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planetology

/ˌplænɪˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
(astronomy) the study of the origin, composition, and distribution of matter in the planets
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