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musculoskeletal

[muhs-kyuh-loh-skel-i-tl]
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adjective
  1. concerning, involving, or made up of both the muscles and the bones: the musculoskeletal system.

Origin of musculoskeletal

First recorded in 1940–45; musculo- + skeletal
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British Dictionary definitions for musculoskeletal

musculoskeletal

adjective
  1. of or relating to the skeleton and musculature taken together
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for musculoskeletal

adj.

1944, from musculo- + skeletal.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

musculoskeletal in Medicine

musculoskeletal

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Relating to or involving the muscles and the skeleton.
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