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tribology

noun tri·bol·o·gy \trī-ˈbäl-ə-jē, trib-ˈäl-\
plural tri·bol·o·gies

Medical Definition of TRIBOLOGY

:  a branch of mechanical engineering that deals with the design, friction, wear, and lubrication of interacting surfaces (as bodily joints) in relative motion
tri·bo·log·i·cal \ˌtrī-bə-ˈläj-i-kəl, ˌtrib-ə-\ adjective

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