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syndesmology

 [sin″dez-mol´ah-je]
scientific study of the ligaments and joints.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ar·throl·o·gy

(ar-throl'ō-jē),
The branch of anatomy concerned with the joints.
[arthro- + G. logos, study]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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