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osteology

 [os″te-ol´ŏ-je]
scientific study of the bones.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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os·te·ol·o·gy

(os'tē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The anatomy of the bones; the science concerned with the bones and their structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

osteology

The science and study of bones.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

os·te·ol·o·gy

(os'tē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The anatomy and science concerned with the bones and their structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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