Definitions

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  • n. The scientific description of muscles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The description of muscles, including the study of muscular contraction by the aid of registering apparatus, as by some form of myograph; myology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Descriptive myology: the description of muscles.

Etymologies

myo- + -graphy. Compare French myographie. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Electrical impedance myography in the assessment of disuse atrophy.

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  • Using advanced electrical impedance myography techniques, the probe can sense the state of muscle tissue through the skin.

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  • The approach, also known as electric impedance myography (EIM), is a modification of the basic technology used in body composition devices to measure the percentage of fat or muscle in the body.

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