myology

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From myo- +‎ -logy.

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myology (uncountable)

  1. (anatomy) The physiological study of muscles.
    • 2000, M. Yabe, V. G. Sideleva, Myological peculiarities of the comephoridae: an endeimc fish taxon in Lake Baikal (Pisces: Teleostei), K. Minoura (editor), Lake Baikal: A Mirror in Time and Space for Understanding Global Change Processes, page 306,
      Examination of the myology of the Comephoridae, an endemic fish family in Lake Baikal, has revealed their morphological peculiarities.
    • 2003, Christian de Muizon, Christine Argot, Chapter 4: Comparative anatomy of the Tiupampa didelphimorphs; an approach to locomotory habits of early marsupials, Menna Jones, Mike Archer, Chris Dickman (editors), Predators with Pouches: The Biology of Carnivorous Marsupials, page 61,
      Given this, there is an urgent need for detailed compared behavioural and anatomical studies of dasyurids, especially focused on osteology, myology and arthrology.
    • 2008, Betty Harper Fussell, Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef, page 210,
      He greets me as if I'd been waiting all my life to learn the secrets of Bovine Myology and Muscle Profiling.

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