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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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Professor Kevin Clancy, director of the doctoral program at the time, commented on Lloyd's doctoral dissertation, referring to it as, "the most methodologically sophisticated and intellectually rigorous dissertation ever done in the program.
Now that international attention is focused on gender-based violence, methodologically rigorous research is needed to guide the formulation and implementation of effective interventions, policies and prevention strategies.
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As a conclusion, it is pro-posed to integrate the studies of these variables and factors, both conceptua-lly and methodologically, in order to get a full and complete understanding of the influence of behavior on health.

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