oneirology

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Etymology[edit]

oneiro- +‎ -logy, historically from Latin oneirologia from Ancient Greek ὄνειρος (óneiros, dream)

Noun[edit]

oneirology (plural oneirologies)

  1. The study that relates with dreams.

Usage notes[edit]

Oneirology should not be confused with sleep research, which studies sleep as neurophysiological phenomenon. Oneirology is more concerned with dreams as personal experience and their interpretation.

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