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myology

Pronunciation: mi-ol'o-je

Definition: The branch of science concerned with the muscles and their accessory parts, tendons, aponeuroses, bursae, and fasciae.

Synonym(s): myologia, sarcology1

[myo- + G. logos, study]

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