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arthrology

 [ahr-throl´o-je]
the scientific study of the joints and ligaments; also applied to the body of knowledge relating thereto.

ar·throl·o·gy

(ar-throl'ō-jē),
The branch of anatomy concerned with the joints.
[arthro- + G. logos, study]

arthrology

/ar·throl·o·gy/ (ahr-throl´ah-je) the study of or the sum of knowledge regarding the joints and ligaments.

arthrology

The formal study of the anatomy, physiology, derangements and management of joints and articulations; the term’s use is waning in the working medical parlance.

ar·throl·o·gy

(ahr-throlŏ-jē)
Branch of anatomy concerned with joints.
[G. arthron, joint + G. logos, study]

arthrology

scientific study or description of the joints.
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For Groensteen also, "one must recognize the relational play of a plurality of interdependent images as the unique ontological foundation of comics" and, significantly, in order to describe the full set of possible relations he uses "a generic term with a very broad meaning: namely, arthrology (from the Greek arthron: articulation)" (17, 21).
The study of these structures may be formalized as osteology, arthrology and myology.

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