myology

noun
my·​ol·​o·​gy | \mī-ˈä-lə-jē \

Definition of myology 

: the scientific study of muscles

First Known Use of myology

1649, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myology

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

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The first known use of myology was in 1649

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myology

noun
my·​ol·​o·​gy | \mī-ˈäl-ə-jē \
plural myologies

Medical Definition of myology 

: a scientific study of muscles

Other Words from myology

myologic \ˌmī-​ə-​ˈläj-​ik \ or myological \-​i-​kəl \ adjective

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