biomechanics


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bi·o·me·chan·ics

 (bī′ō-mĭ-kăn′ĭks)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) The study of the mechanics of a living body, especially of the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure.
2. (used with a pl. verb) The mechanics of a part or function of a living body, such as of the heart or of locomotion.

bi′o·me·chan′i·cal adj.
bi′o·me·chan′i·cal·ly adv.

biomechanics

(ˌbaɪəʊmɪˈkænɪks)
n
(Biology) (functioning as singular) the study of the mechanics of the movement of living organisms

bi•o•me•chan•ics

(ˌbaɪ oʊ mɪˈkæn ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1.
a. the study of the action of external and internal forces on the living body, esp. on the skeletal system.
b. the development of prostheses.
2. the study of the mechanical nature of biological processes, as heart action.
[1930–35]
bi`o•me•chan′i•cal, adj.
bi`o•me•chan′i•cal•ly, adv.

bi·o·me·chan·ics

(bī′ō-mĭ-kăn′ĭks)
The scientific study of the mechanics of motion in humans and other animals. Biomechanics is sometimes used by athletes to help analyze and improve their performance.
Translations
biomécanique

biomechanics

n biomecánica
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