[mahy-ol-uh-jee] /maɪˈɒl ə dʒi/

the science or branch of anatomy dealing with muscles.
the branch of medical science concerned with the structure and diseases of muscles

1640s; see myo- + -logy. Related: Myologist.

myology my·ol·o·gy (mī-ŏl’ə-jē)
The scientific study of muscles.
my’o·log’ic (mī’ə-lŏj’ĭk) adj.
my·ol’o·gist n.


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