mus·​cu·​lo·​skel·​e·​tal | \ ˌmə-skyə-lō-ˈske-lə-tᵊl How to pronounce musculoskeletal (audio) \

Definition of musculoskeletal

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

Examples of musculoskeletal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Companies that specialize in oncology, musculoskeletal diseases, disorders of the central nervous system, or antiviral agents, however, had an average ROC of 17%. Teresa Leste, STAT, "Specialization improves return on capital in the life sciences," 23 Oct. 2019 Hopkins Medicine officials said the building includes an outpatient surgery center, medical imaging, urologic and oncology care and a musculoskeletal center. Cody Boteler,, "Johns Hopkins Medicine to debut Green Spring Station medical center expansion with free health fair," 20 Sep. 2019 Ibuprofen, naproxen, indomethacin, and other NSAIDs are effective across a variety of common conditions, from acute musculoskeletal pain to chronic arthritis., "NSAIDs: How dangerous are they for your heart?," 23 Oct. 2019 American Specialty Health provides musculoskeletal health solutions, fitness and exercise programs, and health management services to employer groups, health plans, insurance carriers and others. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Healthcare firm takes big office block in AllianceTexas project in North Fort Worth," 19 Aug. 2019 One study looking at cancer patients showed that the symptoms of fatigue, muscle cramps, and musculoskeletal pain were underestimated by doctors nearly half the time. Abraar Karan,, "The clinical value in listening," 9 Aug. 2019 The most diagnosed ailments are upper and lower respiratory issues like asthma, gastrointestinal problems like reflux, musculoskeletal disorders and mental health conditions. Ray Sanchez, CNN, "9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez dies at 53," 29 June 2019 The only two categories in which women were somewhat overrepresented were neurological conditions and musculoskeletal conditions. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, "25 years of women being underrepresented in medical research, in charts," 3 July 2019 According to the practice’s Facebook page, Moon treats patients in osteopathic manual techniques and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Carol Robinson |,, "Hidden cameras, voyeurism, violent porn among accusations against Vestavia Hills pain doctor arrested by feds," 8 June 2019

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First Known Use of musculoskeletal

circa 1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of musculoskeletal was circa 1944

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“Musculoskeletal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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mus·​cu·​lo·​skel·​e·​tal | \ ˌməs-kyə-lō-ˈskel-ət-ᵊl How to pronounce musculoskeletal (audio) \

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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