seismology etymology

English word seismology comes from English -logy, English seismo- (Earthquake.)

Detailed word origin of seismology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-logy English (eng) A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.. Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.
seismo- English (eng) Earthquake.
seismology English (eng) The study of the vibration of the Earth's interior caused by natural and unnatural sources, such as earthquakes.

Words with the same origin as seismology

Descendants of -logy
auxologist cardiology chronological chronology cosmochronology criminology cryptology cytology dermatology ethnology gerontology gynaecology histology ichthyology logy morphological morphology musicologist ophthalmology pharmacological pharmacology proctology topology urology
Descendants of seismo-
seismocardiography seismogenesis seismogenic seismogenic zone seismogram seismography seismologic seismometer seismometre seismonasty seismoscope seismotectonic seismotherapy