osteology

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os·te·ol·o·gy / ˌästēˈäləjē/ • n. the study of the structure and function of the skeleton and bony structures.DERIVATIVES: os·te·o·log·i·cal / ˌästēəˈläjikəl/ adj.os·te·o·log·i·cal·ly / ˌästēəˈläjik(ə)lē/ adv.os·te·ol·o·gist / -jist/ n.

osteology

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osteology (osti-ol-ŏji) n. the study of the structure and function of bones and related structures.