Definition of Osteology

1. Noun. The branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton.

Generic synonyms: Anatomy, General Anatomy



Definition of Osteology

1. n. The science which treats of the bones of the vertebrate skeleton.

Definition of Osteology

1. Noun. (anatomy) the scientific study of the morphology and pathology of bones ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy) the bone structure of a particular individual, or species ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Osteology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Osteology

1. The medical study of diseases and disorders of bones. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteology

osteoinduction
osteoinductive
osteolathyrism
osteolipochondroma
osteolite
osteolites
osteologer
osteologers
osteologia
osteologic
osteological
osteologically
osteologies
osteologist
osteologists
osteology (current term)
osteolysis
osteolytic
osteoma
osteoma medullare
osteomalacia
osteomalacias
osteomalacic
osteomancy
osteomanty
osteomas
osteomata
osteomatoid
osteomere

Literary usage of Osteology

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"Following his paper on the ' Comparative osteology of the Limpkin ' (Anatomical Record, August, ... WS 1 Comparativo osteology of Certain Rails and Cranes, ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"My work on the osteology of birds came to assume such formidable ... In the present contribution I offer the researches I have made in the osteology of the ..."

3. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"A list of birds' eggs and birds' nests in the Museum is given, containing those of 55 species. 110. Shufeldt on the osteology of the Woodpeckers. ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1889)
"CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMPARATIVE osteology OF ARCTIC AND SUB-ARCTIC WATER- BIRDS. ... the Murres, which, so far as their osteology seems to indicate, ..."

5. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1905)
"THE osteology OF THE ... and descriptions of anatomical characters, but nowhere has he given even an approximately complete description of the osteology. ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"ON THE osteology OF THE WOODPECKERS. BV DR. RW SHUFELDT. (Plate IX.) (Read Octobers, 1000.) INTRODUCTION. During the past ten years I have been collecting ..."

7. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMPARATIVE osteology OF THE FAMILIES OF NORTH AMERICAN ... As we propose to deal here with the osteology of the FAMILIES only, ..."

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