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Arthrology is the science concerned with the study of anatomy, function, dysfunction and treatment of joints and articulations.[1]

The prefix "arthro-" refers to joints, as in arthrogram, arthroscopy, or arthritis, from the Greek ἄρθρον arthron. Arthrology is also called as arthrologia, syndesmologia, syndesmology,and synosteology.[2] Specialists in this filed are known as arthrologists.[3]


  1. ^ merriam-webster
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  3. ^ Stedman's Medical Dictionary Edition: Twenty-Eighth ISBN 9780781733908