An example of ology is ecology which is the study of how living things relate to their surroundings.
Origin of ologyfrom -ology
Origin of -ologyinitial medial -o- + -logy
nounpl. ol·o·gies Informal
Origin of ologyFrom -ology
- (colloquial) Any branch of learning, especially one ending in “-logy".
From the suffix -ology in the names of many sciences
- Alternative form of -logy, used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds.
- (often humorous) added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study
-o- (“(interconsonantal)") + -logy.