myology
noun Etymology: French or New Latin; French myologie, from New Latin myologia, from my- + Latin -logia -logy Date: 1649 the scientific study of muscles

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  • Myology — My*ol o*gy, n. [Myo + logy: cf. F. myologie.] That part of anatomy which treats of muscles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myology — (n.) 1640s; see MYO (Cf. myo ) + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Myologist …   Etymology dictionary

  • myology — [mī äl′ə jē] n. [ModL myologia: see MYO & LOGY] the branch of anatomy dealing with the muscles myologic [mīō läj′ik] adj. myological …   English World dictionary

  • Myology — The muscular system (myology) consists of skeletal muscle that act (contract) to move or position parts of the body (e.g., the bones that articulate at joints), or smooth and cardiac muscle that propels, expels, or controls the flow of fluids and …   Wikipedia

  • myology — miologija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Anatomijos dalis, tirianti aktyviąją žmogaus judėjimo aparato dalį – griaučių raumenis. Yra bendroji ir specialioji miologija. kilmė gr. myos – raumuo + logos – mokslas atitikmenys:… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • myology — n. [Gr. mys, muscle; logos, discourse] That branch of anatomy dealing with the arrangement of muscles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • myology — myologic /muy euh loj ik/, myological, adj. myologist, n. /muy ol euh jee/, n. the science or branch of anatomy dealing with muscles. [1640 50; < NL myologia. See MYO , LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • myology — noun The physiological study of muscles …   Wiktionary

  • myology — The branch of science concerned with the muscles and their accessory parts, tendons, aponeuroses, bursae, and fasciae. SYN: myologia, sarcology (1). [myo + G. logos, study] descriptive m. SYN: myography (2). * * * my·ol·o·gy mī äl ə jē n …   Medical dictionary

  • myology — study of muscles Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

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