Etymology
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osteology (n.)

"the branch of anatomy which treats of the bones," 1660s, from French ostèologie, from Modern Latin osteologia, from Greek osteon "bone" (from PIE root *ost- "bone") + -logia (see -logy). Related: Osteologist; osteological.

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Definitions of osteology

osteology (n.)
the branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton;
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