[ mahy-ol-uh-jee ]
/ maɪˈɒl ə dʒi /
the science or branch of anatomy dealing with muscles.
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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Examples from the Web for myology
Myology and serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae, a taxonomic study.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf
Myology and serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae, ataxonomic study.A Distributional Study of the Amphibians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico|William E. Duellman
We will then undertake the study of the muscles of the limbs, and end with the myology of the head.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
British Dictionary definitions for myology
/ (maɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /
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
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Medicine definitions for myology
[ mī-ŏl′ə-jē ]
The scientific study of muscles.
Related formsmy′o•log′ic (mī′ə-lŏj′ĭk) adj.my•ol′o•gist n.
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