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an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge

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NFMA, NEPA, and the ESA each required federal agencies to hire ecologists, biologists, and other "ologists" to assess the impacts of agency actions on the environment and to design measures that would mitigate adverse impacts.
Our children have become anthropologists and sociologists and psychologists and all other kinds of 'ologists.' They study us endlessly to see if they can find out vos far min bashefenishn mir zeinen (what sort of creatures we are).
Nevertheless, the sociological canon so far has not included women pioneers -- the author needed to conduct interviews since almost no published information existed about most of these important soci ologists prior to this paper.
Inspired by the works of Ronald Heiner and the works of cognitive psych ologists, I will argue that individual policy makers as economic agents must make decisions in complex environments in which the difficulty of these economic agents exceeds their abilities to decipher the available information correctly and in an optimal way, thus leading to a type of government failure.
Displaying a discretion rare among music ologists, he declines to identify the offenders, but in contrast to many of the contributors to this collection, he favors the most recent, rather than the earliest, recordings.
The couple are Scient- ologists but are reluctant to discuss their faith.
Schlichtmann said another key to successful problem solving - once all parties with a stake in the matter have agreed to mediation - is to "get all the 'ologists' there too; bring the geologists, the hydrologists, the oncologists, the cardiologists, the psychologists, etc., and throw in a few engineers." He said a funny thing happens when the lawyers leave the room.
anthrop ologists without complex arguments as to its admissibility.
The Service has a long history of ignoring its "ologists" (agency parlance for biologists and other scientists) and anyone else who says what its "timber beasts" - the old-style foresters who have traditionally ruled the agency, putting budgets and body counts (of felled trees) ahead of sound forest management - don't want to hear.
For years, often to the resentment of other "ologists," ornithology under Mayr's leadership was a dominant force in the evolutionary synthesis.
His pioneering articles in the medical literature prompted immunologists, epidemiologists, wildlife ecologists, and other "ologists" to take a serious look into Lyme disease.
Worse still, meteor- ologists say the "vigorous depression" moving in threatens to be the start of mild, wet weather that may last a considerable time.
Meanwhile, "Centuries from now," muses Dr Novack, "when archae- ologists dig up our civilisation, they'll find dust, bones and implant bags."
Cardiologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, endocrinologists, oncologists, and all of the other "ologists" spend their time diagnosing and treating preventable disease, an illness S-Curve activity.