Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is versed in osteology; an osteological anatomist.

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

  • noun One who is skilled in osteology; an osteologer.

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

  • noun A scientist or physician whose speciality is osteology.

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

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology

Etymologies

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osteo- + -logist

Examples

  • It was a busy session for her as project osteologist because of the number of burials and contexts involving the placement of human remains found toward the end.

    Interactive Dig Waka' - Session 3

  • Project osteologist Jennifer Piehl takes a moment from her analysis to pose for a picture.

    Interactive Dig Waka' - Session 3

  • It needs a surgeon or an osteologist and I'm neither. '

    Partisans

  • Jack, give us the lowdown, he said to the osteologist Tom had called earlier.

    The Hunger

  • Jack, give us the lowdown, he said to the osteologist Tom had called earlier.

    The Hunger

  • Jack, give us the lowdown, he said to the osteologist Tom had called earlier.

    The Hunger

  • Jack, give us the lowdown, he said to the osteologist Tom had called earlier.

    The Hunger

  • While the preparation of skeletons for the cabinet is sometimes undertaken by the general taxidermist it is more often the work of a trained osteologist.

    Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit A Guide for Those Who Wish to Prepare and Mount Animals, Birds, Fish, Reptiles, etc., for Home, Den, or Office Decoration

  • Anatomists now declare that many of the bones are those of men, but this made no more difference in their healing efficacy in the Middle Ages than the fact that the relics of St. Rosalia at Palermo, famed for their healing power, have lately been declared by Professor Buckland, the eminent osteologist, to be the bones of a goat.

    Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing

  • My reputation as an osteologist was not at that time so fully established as it later became, but I already had some reputation in this branch of surgery; and one evening a very dignified Hindu gentleman sought an interview with me, saying that a distinguished native noble, who was

    Fire-Tongue

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