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Pronunciation: stoy'ke-ol'-o-je

Definition: The science concerned with the elements or principles in any branch of knowledge, especially in chemistry, cytology, or histology.

[G. stoicheion, element (lit. one of a row), fr. stoichos, a row, + logos, study]

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