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ergonomics

noun pl but singular or pl in constr er·go·nom·ics \ˌər-gə-ˈnäm-iks\

Medical Definition of ERGONOMICS

:  an applied science concerned with the characteristics of people that need to be considered in designing things that they use in order that people and things will interact most effectively and safely—called also human engineering, human factors engineering
er·go·nom·ic \-ik\ adjective
er·go·nom·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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