Definition of noseology in US English:

noseology

(also nosology)

noun

humorous, historical
  • The study of the human nose, especially as a means of judging character, intellectual capacity, etc.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine. From nose + -ology, probably punningly after nosology.

Pronunciation

noseology

/nəʊˈzɒlədʒi/