One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The study of the structure or function of the sensory organs.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in David Craigie (1793–1866), physician. Either from aesth- + -i- + -o- + -logy, or from the stem of ancient Greek αἰσθάνεσθαι to perceive + -i- + -o- + -logy.
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