spectrology etymology

English word spectrology comes from English spectro- (Optical spectra.), English -ology

Detailed word origin of spectrology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spectro- English (eng) Optical spectra.
-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.
spectrology English (eng) The science of spectrum analysis.

Words with the same origin as spectrology

Descendants of spectro-
spectroastrometric spectroastrometry spectrobolometer spectrochemical spectroelectric spectroelectrochemical spectroelectrochemistry spectrofluorometry spectrofluorophotometer spectrogram spectroheliogram spectrometer spectrometry spectrophotogoniometer spectrophotometer spectropolarimeter spectropolarimetry spectroradiometer spectroscope spectroscopic binary spectroscopical spectroscopically spectroscopist spectrotemporal
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