Definition of Musculoskeletal

1. Adjective. Relating to muscles and skeleton.

Partainyms: Muscle, Skeleton

Definition of Musculoskeletal

1. Adjective. of, or relating to both muscles and the skeleton ¹

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Definition of Musculoskeletal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Musculoskeletal

1. Relating to muscles and to the skeleton, as, for example, the musculoskeletal system. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculoskeletal

musculi suprahyoidei
musculi thoracis
musculocutaneous amputation
musculocutaneous flap
musculocutaneous nerve
musculocutaneous nerve of leg
musculophrenic artery
musculophrenic vein
musculophrenic veins
musculoskeletal (current term)
musculoskeletal diseases
musculoskeletal physiology
musculoskeletal system
musculospiral groove
musculospiral nerve
musculospiral paralysis
musculotendinous cuff
musculotubal canal

Literary usage of Musculoskeletal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"musculoskeletal SYSTEM The musculoskeletal system consists of the skeletal ... An understanding of the musculoskeletal system is particularly relevant to ..."

2. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"This chapter describes the prevalence of common arthritic and other musculoskeletal diseases and the symptoms of these conditions, as reported by ..."

3. Fingers to the Bone: United States Failure to Protect Child Farmworkers by Lee Tucker, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (2000)
"78 musculoskeletal Trauma The strenuous and often awkward labor of farmwork increases the risk of injuries, including chronic repetitive stress disorders ..."

4. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"National Institute of Arthritis and musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases The NIAMS conducts and supports research and training in the areas of arthritis and ..."

5. Proposed National Strategies For The Prevention Of Leading Work-related (1988)
"Much remains to be learned about the causes for work-related musculoskeletal injuries. A current theory holds that continued exposure to excessive physical ..."

6. Papers and Proceedings of the Surgeon General's Conference on Agricultural edited by Melvin L. Myers (1994)
"I have been asked to talk about ergonomics, musculoskeletal disorders, and agriculture. As I started thinking about the agricultural environment, ..."

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