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osteology

 [os″te-ol´ŏ-je]
scientific study of the bones.

os·te·ol·o·gy

(os'tē-ol'ŏ-jē),
The anatomy of the bones; the science concerned with the bones and their structure.
Synonym(s): osteologia
[osteo- + G. logos, study]

osteology

/os·te·ol·o·gy/ (os″te-ol´ah-je) scientific study of the bones.

osteology

(ŏs′tē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. osteolo·gies
1. The branch of anatomy that deals with the structure and function of bones.
2. The bone structure or system of an animal.

os′te·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
os′te·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
os′te·ol′o·gist n.

osteology

[os′tē·ol′əgē]
Etymology: Gk, osteon, bone, logos, science
the branch of medicine concerned with the development and diseases of bone tissue.

os·te·ol·o·gy

(os'tē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The anatomy of the bones; the science concerned with the bones and their structure.

osteology

The science and study of bones.

os·te·ol·o·gy

(os'tē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The anatomy and science concerned with the bones and their structure.

osteology (os´tēol´əjē),

n a subgroup of anatomic research concerning the scientific study of bones.

osteology

scientific study of the bones.
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Osteological analysis showed that the site's human bone assemblage is such a mess that significant and detailed observations on bone deposition practices are impossible to make.
The osteological material consisted of a nearly complete mammal skull (including teeth), nearly complete mandible, and several avian bone fragments.
Although the full results of both the initial excavation and the osteological analysis are not yet fully published, I would urge the excavators to consider more widely the evidence for exceptional female burials in Italy and elsewhere, and to develop a more convincing interpretation than a symbolic spear of connection.
When compared with the 29 species of Lonchura for the 51 osteological characters, there were these results: both species of Padda were beyond the variation in Lonchura on three characters.
Despite such difficulties, museum collections are often used in osteological studies, but because of the often piece-meal manner in which they were acquired, such collections are un-likely to represent biological populations, and as such may not form a suitable basis for addressing particular types of osteological research questions.
Three excavation methodologies were employed during the disinterment program, and the Berger team was able to identify 825 individuals using historical maps, original handwritten burial ledgers, osteological examination, background research and artifact analysis.
A radiograph was employed to examine various osteological features.
Rehman, Synthesis and Characterization of nano-biomaterials with potential osteological applications, J.
It is uncertain if the more pronounced inter-phalangeal joints indicated in Dromopus and Varanopus reflect osteological differences in the trackmakers or preservational variation in Notalacerta, but they are present in all type specimens ofDromopus (Haubold 1971, figs.
The article "Phylogenetic Placement of the Po'ouli, Melamprosops phaeosoma, based on Mitochondrial DNA sequence and Osteological Characters" in the systematics section is particularly difficult to understand.
Osteological data demonstrate utilization of a wide range of game, including small game, waterfowl and fish (Jaanits & Ilomets 1983).