Sentence Examples with the word myology

Of birds, and he seems to have been the first to institute a direct comparison of their skeleton with that of man; but in this respect he only anticipated by a few years the more precise researches of Volcher Coiter, a Frisian, who in 1573 and 1575 published at Nuremberg two treatises, in one of which the internal structure of birds in general is very creditably described, while in the other the osteology and myology of certain forms is given in considerable detail, and illustrated by carefully drawn figures.

Shufeldt, The Myology of the Raven (London, 1891); M.

In the Ecardines, of which Lingula and Discina may be quoted as examples, the myology is much more complicated.