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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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