the science or branch of anatomy dealing with muscles.
Origin of myology
Related formsmy·o·log·ic [mahy-uh-loj-ik] /ˌmaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, my·o·log·i·cal, adjectivemy·ol·o·gist, noun
From the New Latin
dating back to 1640–50.
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Derived Formsmyologic (ˌmaɪəˈlɒdʒɪk) or myological, adjectivemyologist, noun
the branch of medical science concerned with the structure and diseases of muscles
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Word Origin and History for myology
1640s; see myo- + -logy. Related: Myologist.
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Related formsmy′o•log′ic (mī′ə-lŏj′ĭk) adj.my•ol′o•gist n.
The scientific study of muscles.
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