mereology

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmiːrɪˈɒlədʒi/

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mereology (countable and uncountable, plural mereologies)

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

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