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myology

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noun my·ol·o·gy \mī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of myology

  1. :  the scientific study of muscles



Origin and Etymology of myology

French or New Latin; French myologie, from New Latin myologia, from my- + Latin -logia -logy


First Known Use: 1649


Medical Dictionary

myology

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noun my·ol·o·gy \mī-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of myology

plural

myologies

  1. :  a scientific study of muscles

myologic

\ˌmī-ə-ˈläj-ik\play or

myological

\-i-kəl\play adjective



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