The medical study of diseases and disorders of bones, such as fractures and bony tumors.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Os`te*ol"o*gy (?), n. [Osteo- + -logy: cf. F. ost'eologie.]

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

 

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