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methodology

 [meth″o-dol´o-je]
the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.

meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'o-dol'ŏ-jē),
The scientific study or logical analysis of methods.

methodology

/meth·od·ol·o·gy/ (meth″id-ol´ah-je) the science of method; the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.

methodology

[meth′ədol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, meta + hodos + logos, science
1 a system of principles or methods of procedure in any discipline, such as education, research, diagnosis, or treatment.
2 the section of a research proposal in which the methods to be used are described. The research design, the population to be studied, and the research instruments, or tools, to be used are discussed in the methodology. methodological, adj.

meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'ŏ-dol'ŏ-jē)
1. A body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline; a particular procedure or set of procedures.
2. Analysis of the principles or procedures of inquiry in a particular field.
[G. meta, after, + hodos, way, + logos, science]

methodology

the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.
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