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-logy

 
word element [Gr.], science; treatise; sum of knowledge in a particular subject.
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-logia

(lō'jē-ă),
1. The study of the subject noted in the body of the word, or a treatise on the same; the Eng. equivalent is -logy, or, with a connecting vowel, -ology.
2. Collecting or picking.
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-logia

Suffix meaning 1. The study of the subject noted in the body of the word, or a treatise on the same; the English equivalent is -logy, or, with a connecting vowel, -ology [G. logos, discourse, treatise]. 2. Collecting or picking.
Synonym(s): -ology (2) .
[G. logos, discourse, treatise]
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-logy

Suffix denoting study, science, theory, thesis or creed.
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Get to know and interact with your -ologists. You may have a minor in biology, you may have a lifelong interest in the history of something, but the specialists who work in-depth with the resources you interpret probably know more about a lot of things than you do.
He was found to be allergic to corn, and when all corn products were removed from his diet he became symptom free and had no further need for the three -ologists. I have worked with countless other patients who were seeing multiple doctors for multiple symptoms.
Most of the other members of the team were "-ologists" of one form or another, so Angus described himself as a "huskologist." Once the expedition base had been established, Simpson, Angus, and two companions set out by dog sledge to establish a field station, Northice, near the centre of the icecap.