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os·te·ol·o·gy

 (ŏs′tē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. os·te·ol·o·gies
1. The branch of anatomy that deals with the structure and function of bones.
2. The bone structure or system of an animal.

os′te·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
os′te·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
os′te·ol′o·gist n.
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osteology

(ˌɒstɪˈɒlədʒɪ) or

osteography

n
(Medicine) the study of the structure and function of bones
osteological adj
ˌosteoˈlogically adv
ˌosteˈologist n
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os•te•ol•o•gy

(ˌɒs tiˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of anatomy dealing with the skeleton.
[1660–70; < New Latin osteologia. See osteo-, -logy]
os`te•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) os`te•o•log′ic, adj.
os`te•ol′o•gist, n.
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osteology

1. the scientific study of bones and their diseases.
2. the totality of medical knowledge concerning the bones of the skeletal system. Also called skeletology. — osteologist, n. — osteologie, osteological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
the branch of anatomy that studies the skeleton and bones. — osteologist, n. — osteologie, osteological, adj.
See also: Anatomy
the branch of anatomy that studies the skeleton. Also called skeletology.osteologist, osteologer, n.osteologie, osteological, adj.
See also: Bones
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

osteology

The study of bones.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteology - the branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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Translations

os·te·ol·o·gy

n. osteología, rama de la medicina que estudia la estructura y funcionamiento de los huesos.
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References in periodicals archive ?
PALABRAS CLAVE: Incisura mandibular; Mandibula; Radiografia panoramica; Osteologia; Morfologia.
Diante do contexto do estudo de anatomia humana, o projeto intitulado "Caixa de Ossos" consiste na criacao de um jogo didatico para estudantes da anatomia ossea humana (osteologia), com o objetivo de facilitar o aprendizado e ampliar as possibilidades de estudo atraves da tecnologia.
El termino de resiliencia tambien es utilizado en medicina, en donde la osteologia lo adopta para expresar la capacidad de los huesos, luego de sufrir una fractura, de unirse, soldarse y adquirir mayor fortaleza en el punto de union.
Parenti (1981) ilustra por primera vez parte de su osteologia y la incluye en su trabajo titulado "Filogenia y biogeografia de los peces Cyprinodontiformes".
um pequeno Methodo de Proporcoes, a que juntei o da Anatomia do corpo humano: nao e um tratado amplo ne completo, e sim um resumo das medidas mais geraes do mesmo corpo, acompanhado de algumas instruccoes sobre Osteologia, e Myologia acommodadas aos mysteres das Artes, sem as discripcoes minuciosas, que sendo aos Medicos, e Cyrurgioes muito necessarias, se tornao inuteis, e fastidiosas aos Artistas.
Rigalli, "Presencia de inflamacioen en el tejido oeseo de ratas inducida por fluoruro de sodio," Actualizaciones En Osteologia, vol.