musculoskeletal

adjective mus·cu·lo·skel·e·tal \ ˌməs-kyə-lō-ˈske-lə-tᵊl \
Updated on: 5 May 2018

Definition of musculoskeletal

: of, relating to, or involving both musculature and skeleton

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circa 1944

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musculoskeletal

adjective mus·cu·lo·skel·e·tal \ ˌməs-kyə-lō-ˈskel-ət-ᵊl \

medical Definition of musculoskeletal

: of, relating to, or involving both musculature and skeleton
  • musculoskeletal defects
  • the musculoskeletal organization of the arm

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