thanatology

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Etymology[edit]

From thanato- +‎ -ology.

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Noun[edit]

thanatology ‎(usually uncountable, plural thanatologies)

  1. The scientific study of the mechanisms and forensic aspects of death.
  2. (psychology) The study of human aspects of death and the associated grief and rituals.

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