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necrology

 [nĕ-krol´o-je, ne-krol´o-je]
statistics or records of death. adj., adj necrolog´ic.

ne·crol·o·gy

(nĕ-krol'ŏ-jē),
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.
[necro- + G. logos, study]

necrology

/ne·crol·o·gy/ (nĕ-krol´ah-je) statistics or records of death.necrolog´ic

necrology (necrol)

[nekrol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, nekros, dead, logos, science
the study of the causes of death, including the compilation and interpretation of mortality statistics.

necrology

(1) An obituary notice;
(2) A list of deaths.

ne·crol·o·gy

(nĕ-krol'ŏ-jē)
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.
[necro- + G. logos, study]

necrology

statistics or records of death.
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