animal mechanics

noun

Definition of animal mechanics

: the laws of equilibrium and motion in the animal body

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First Known Use of animal mechanics

1809, in the meaning defined above

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“Animal mechanics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/animal%20mechanics. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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