Definition of Musculoskeletal system

1. Noun. The system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form.




Medical Definition of Musculoskeletal system

1. All the muscles, bones, and cartilages of the body collectively. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculoskeletal System

musculocutaneous
musculocutaneous amputation
musculocutaneous flap
musculocutaneous nerve
musculocutaneous nerve of leg
musculomembranous
musculophrenic
musculophrenic artery
musculophrenic vein
musculophrenic veins
musculosity
musculoskeletal
musculoskeletal abnormalities
musculoskeletal diseases
musculoskeletal physiology
musculoskeletal system (current term)
musculoskeletally
musculospiral
musculospiral groove
musculospiral nerve
musculospiral paralysis
musculotendinous
musculotendinous cuff
musculotropic
musculotropics
musculotubal canal
musculous
musculus
musculus abductor digiti minimi manus
musculus abductor digiti minimi pedis

Literary usage of Musculoskeletal system

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. Gait Analysis in the Science of Rehabilitation edited by Joel A. DeLisa (2000)
"Computer models are needed to predict the anticipated effects that surgical alterations to the musculoskeletal system will have on a person's gait pattern. ..."

3. Cumulative Trauma Disorders in the Workplace: Bibliography by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The terminology and background of musculoskeletal system disorders were ... The impact of automation on musculoskeletal system disorders was discussed. ..."

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