The branch of anatomy concerned with the joints. SYN: arthrologia, syndesmologia, syndesmology, synosteology. [arthro- + G. logos, study]

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ar·throl·o·gy är-'thräl-ə-jē n, pl -gies a science concerned with the study of joints

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ar·throl·o·gy (ahr-throlґə-je) [arthro- + -logy] the scientific study of the joints and ligaments; also applied to the body of knowledge relating thereto. Called also syndesmology.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Arthrology — Ar*throl o*gy, n. [Gr. a rqron joint + logy.] That part of anatomy which treats of joints. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arthrology — is the science concerned with the anatomy, function, dysfunction and treatment of joints …   Wikipedia

  • arthrology — noun The branch of anatomy dealing with the joints …   Wiktionary

  • arthrology — study of joints Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • arthrology — n. study of the joints (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arthrology — ar·throl·o·gy …   English syllables

  • arthrology — ärˈthräləjē noun ( es) Etymology: arthr + logy : a science concerned with the study of joints …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint — /joynt/, n. 1. the place at which two things, or separate parts of one thing, are joined or united, either rigidly or in such a way as to permit motion; juncture. 2. a connection between pieces of wood, metal, or the like, often reinforced with… …   Universalium

  • arthrologia — SYN: arthrology, arthrology …   Medical dictionary

  • syndesmology — SYN: arthrology. [syndesmo + G. logos, study] * * * n. the branch of anatomy dealing with joints and their components. * * * syn·des·mol·o·gy (sin″dəz molґə je) [syndesmo + logy] arthrology …   Medical dictionary

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