Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The scientific study of muscles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The science of muscles; myological anatomy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That part of anatomy which treats of muscles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy The physiological study of muscles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies muscles

Etymologies

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From myo-, from Ancient Greek μῦς (mus, "muscle") and -logy, from -λογία (logia, "study of").

Examples

  • Work on the subject since 1980 has shown that he was essentially right, and, on this point at aleast, myology has now caught up to where Steno was at age 29 in 1669.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • Work on the subject since 1980 has shown that he was essentially right, and, on this point at aleast, myology has now caught up to where Steno was at age 29 in 1669.

    Meet Nicholas Steno

  • A book of Dr. Moreau's on madness, which he read during these months of mental relaxation, drew from him an acknowledgment wherein he foreshadowed his intention of studying anatomy and myology.

    Balzac

  • A book of Dr. Moreau's on madness, which he read during these months of mental relaxation, drew from him an acknowledgment wherein he foreshadowed his intention of studying anatomy and myology.

    Balzac

  • The late Professor Garrod finds that "from considerations of pterylosis, visceral anatomy, myology, and osteology the screamer cannot be placed along with the Anserine birds."

    The Naturalist in La Plata

  • This filiation between piscine and mammalian myology could hardly have been detected but for the remarkable series of gradations which the frog's class exhibits -- gradations both between species, and Fig. 65.

    The Common Frog

  • Osteology treats of the skeleton, myology of the muscles, angiology of the blood vessels, splanchology the digestive organs or department of the interior, and so on.

    Remarks

  • Phyllis Magelky, head clinician at Dakota Orofacial Myology, 3309 Fiechtner Drive, Fargo, has earned certification in orafacial myology.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • Phyllis Magelky, head clinician at Dakota Orofacial Myology, 3309 Fiechtner Drive, Fargo, has earned certification in orafacial myology.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • Dr. Moreau’s on madness, which he read during these months of mental relaxation, drew from him an acknowledgment wherein he foreshadowed his intention of studying anatomy and myology.

    Balzac

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