biomechanics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction bio·me·chan·ics \ ˈbī-ō-mə-ˈka-niks \

Definition of biomechanics

:the mechanics of biological and especially muscular activity (as in locomotion or exercise); also :the scientific study of this

biomechanical

play \-ni-kəl\ adjective

biomechanically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of biomechanics

1899


Medical Dictionary

biomechanics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction bio·me·chan·ics \ -mi-ˈkan-iks \

medical Definition of biomechanics

:the mechanics of biological and especially musculoskeletal activity (as in locomotion or exercise); also :the scientific study of such mechanics

biomechanic

play \-mi-ˈkan-ik\ or biomechanist play \-ˌmek-ə-nist\ noun

biomechanical

\-mi-ˈkan-i-kəl\ also biomechanic adjective

biomechanically

\-mi-ˈkan-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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