myology

[ mahy-ol-uh-jee ]
/ maɪˈɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

the science or branch of anatomy dealing with muscles.

Origin of myology

From the New Latin word myologia, dating back to 1640–50. See myo-, -logy
Related formsmy·o·log·ic [mahy-uh-loj-ik] /ˌmaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, my·o·log·i·cal, adjectivemy·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for myology

myology

/ (maɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medical science concerned with the structure and diseases of muscles
Derived Formsmyologic (ˌmaɪəˈlɒdʒɪk) or myological, adjectivemyologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for myology

myology


n.

1640s; see myo- + -logy. Related: Myologist.

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Medicine definitions for myology

myology

[ mī-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The scientific study of muscles.
Related formsmy′o•logic (mī′ə-lŏjĭk) adj.my•olo•gist n.
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