mereology

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmiːrɪˈɒlədʒi/

EtymologyEdit

Coined by Stanisław Leśniewski in 1927, from Ancient Greek μέρος ‎(méros, part) + +‎ -logy ‎(study, discussion, science).

NounEdit

mereology ‎(countable and uncountable, plural mereologies)

  1. (logic) The discipline which deals with parts and their respective wholes.

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