osteology

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noun os·te·ol·o·gy \ˌä-stē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of osteology

  1. 1 :  a branch of anatomy dealing with the bones

  2. 2 :  the bony structure of an organism

osteological

play \ˌä-stē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

osteologist

play \ˌä-stē-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of osteology

New Latin osteologia, from Greek, description of bones, from oste- + -logia -logy


First Known Use: 1670


Medical Dictionary

osteology

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noun os·te·ol·o·gy \ˌäs-tē-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of osteology

plural

osteologies

  1. 1:  a branch of anatomy dealing with the bones

  2. 2:  the bony structure of an organism

osteological

\-tē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective

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