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myology

[mahy-ol-uh-jee] /maɪˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the science or branch of anatomy dealing with muscles.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Neo-Latin myologia. See myo-, -logy
Related forms
myologic
[mahy-uh-loj-ik] /ˌmaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
myological, adjective
myologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for myology

myology

/maɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medical science concerned with the structure and diseases of muscles
Derived Forms
myologic (ˌmaɪəˈlɒdʒɪk), myological, adjective
myologist, 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 my·ol·o·gy (mī-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of muscles.


my'o·log'ic (mī'ə-lŏj'ĭk) adj.
my·ol'o·gist n.
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