musculoskeletal system

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Noun1.musculoskeletal system - the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
muscle system, muscular structure, musculature - the muscular system of an organism
skeletal system, systema skeletale, skeleton, frame - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
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This phenomenon arises in people with spastic disorders and other physical disabilities because their musculo-skeletal system is hardly used.
Lung localization is observed in 75% of cases and infection occurs in the musculo-skeletal system in only 1-3% of cases (8).
The impact of breathing patterns on our musculo-skeletal system, and indeed the whole person, is rapidly gaining momentum in physiotherapy practice.
Content is organized by the body's interaction with the environment, from moving through the environment (the musculo-skeletal system, the nervous system, the senses) through protection from the environment (immunity, infection, epidemiology, cancer), and thriving in the environment (the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems).
These advanced clinical treatment techniques will allow experienced therapists to build on their current expertise by being inclusive of all the major systems involved in the medical treatment of breast cancer patients, namely the musculo-skeletal system, the nervous system, the vascular system, the lymphatic system, and the endocrine system.
The musculo-skeletal system, especially the joints, is overstressed.
After the 440 volts finished its 5-second tour of his musculo-skeletal system, and after he came to and decided he wasn't too crazy about the tingling sensation left behind by the aforementioned voltage, shipmates helped him to medical.
All in all corsets can be deemed good for the entire musculo-skeletal system, as well as being beneficial to the sense of well-being/looking good of the mother.