Definition of myologist in US English:

myologist

noun

  • See myology

    • ‘Strictly speaking, a muscle specialist should be called a myologist, since myology is the medical term for the study of muscles.’
    • ‘Dark meat, which avian myologists (bird muscle scientists) refer to as ‘red muscle,’ is used for sustained activity - chiefly walking, in the case of a chicken.’
    • ‘Thus, although I started as a myologist, my studies of mitochondrial diseases have taken me back to the brain.’
    • ‘The certified orofacial myologist has been trained in the identification, diagnosis and treatment of tongue thrust and its related problems.’
    • ‘Many orofacial myologists believe that a tongue thrust may result in an anterior open bite, deformation of the jaws, an abnormal function.’

Pronunciation

myologist

/-jist/