Etymology
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Sinologist (n.)
1814; see Sino- + -logy + -ist. Related: Sinology (1834).
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histology (n.)

"study of organic tissues," 1847, from histo- "tissue" + -logy. Related: Histological.

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polemology (n.)

"the study of war," 1870, from Greek polemos "war," a word of unknown origin, + connective -o- + -logy.

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victimology (n.)
1958, from French victimologie (1956), from victime (see victim) + -logy.
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lexicology (n.)
"the study of words," including form, history, and sense, 1828, from lexico- + -logy. Related: Lexicology; lexicologist.
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dyslogy (n.)

"dispraise," the opposite of eulogy, 1837; see dys- + -logy. Related: Dyslogistic (1802). 

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seismology (n.)

"branch of science which studies earthquakes and their causes and effects," 1852, from seismo- + -logy. Related: Seismological (1850).

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Christology (n.)

"branch of theology which studies the person and character of Jesus," 1670s, from Christ + connective -o- + -logy.

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hygrology (n.)

"science of bodily humors," 1787, from French or German hygrologie, which are earlier, or from hygro- "wet, moist; moisture" + -logy.

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hydrology (n.)
"the science of water," 1762, from hydro- + -logy. Related: Hydrologist; hydrological (1660s).
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