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myology

[mahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. the science or branch of anatomy dealing with muscles.
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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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myology

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

n.

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

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myology in Medicine

myology

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