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ædœology

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ædœ- +‎ -ology, from Ancient Greek: αἰδοῖα (aidoîa, privy parts, pudenda) in conjunction with λόγος (lógos, explanation, narrative).

NounEdit

ædœology

  1. (rare, medicine) Study of human genitalia.
    • 1893, Sydney Barrington Elliot, page III:
      ÆDŒOLOGY
      A Treatise on Generative Life.
      Including Pre‐natal influence, Limitation of Offspring, and Hygiene of the Generative System.