osteology definition

  • noun:
    • The part of structure that addresses the dwelling and purpose of bones.
    • The bone tissue construction or system of an animal.
    • the scientific study of this morphology and pathology of bones
    • the bone structure of a specific individual, or species
    • The technology which treats of the bones associated with vertebrate skeleton.
    • That branch of physiology which treats of bone tissue or of bones.
    • the branch of anatomy that scientific studies the bones of this vertebrate skeleton

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