rhinology etymology

English word rhinology comes from English -ology, English rhino- (Of the nose.)

Detailed word origin of rhinology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ology English (eng) (often, humorous) added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study.. , used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds.
rhino- English (eng) Of the nose.
rhinology English (eng) The scientific study of the nose.

Words with the same origin as rhinology

Descendants of -ology
Byzantinology Hittitological Hittitology Vaticanologist anthroposomatology cerebrology environment enzymologist exoplanetology glossary glott- historiology hydrologist immunologist immunology orthopterologist paremiological pharmacologic pharmacological pimpology polyglot scatological sexologist somatotypology terminology
Descendants of rhino-
birhinal ectorhinal oculorhinitis rhinal sulcus rhinalgia rhinectomy rhinitis rhinitis sicca rhinoconjunctivitis rhinogenic rhinolalia rhinolaryngitis rhinolith rhinopharynx rhinophore rhinoplasty rhinorrhagia rhinorrhea rhinoscleroma rhinoscope rhinosinusitis rhinotheca rhinotomy rhinotracheitis