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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the cultural, behavioral, and sociological aspects of spatial distances between individuals.

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  • n. The study of the effects of the physical distance between people in different cultures and societies

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  • n. the study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations

Etymologies

prox(imity) + -emics (as in phonemics).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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