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the science dealing with the structure of projects; project being something that is contemplated, devised, or planned
the structure of a project, a program, or of any of its parts
a book, website, or treatise on this subject

The structure of project; defining such structure by way of decomposition into the primitive element; the study of this structure, and the tools, techniques, processes and practices that contribute to successful project outcomes

Word Disambiguation Origin & History
projectomy = project + -tomy (from Greek -tomia; or more modern -tome)

Origin: project
1350–1400; (noun) Middle English project ( e ) design, plan < Medieval Latin prōjectum, Latin: projecting part, noun use of neuter of Latin prōjectus, past participle of prōicere to throw forward, extend, equivalent to prō- pro-1 + -icere, combining form of jacere to throw; (v.) late Middle English project ( e ) (past participle) extended, projected < Latin prōjectus

Origin: -tome
1510–20; < French < Latin tomus < Greek tómos slice, piece, roll of paper, book, akin to témnein (to cut)

First defined in the Urban Dictionary
John went to the library to borrow some books on projectomy
David was planning to be a project manager after majoring in projectomy
Yourdon, Gane and Sarson were authors of books that laid the foundation of the discipline of projectomy
by Shoumo November 21, 2013
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