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myology

 [mi-ol´o-je]
scientific study or description of the muscles and accessory structures (bursae and synovial sheath).
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my·ol·o·gy

(mī-ol'ō-jē),
The branch of science concerned with the muscles and their accessory parts, tendons, aponeuroses, bursae, and fasciae.
Synonym(s): myologia, sarcology (1)
[myo- + G. logos, study]
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myology

(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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myology

The formal study of muscle structure and function.
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my·ol·o·gy

(mī-ol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of science concerned with the muscles and their accessory parts, tendons, aponeuroses, bursae, and fasciae.
[myo- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

myology

The science and study of muscle.
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