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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Summary: Orthopedic repair is also called orthopedic surgery or orthopedics, which is a branch of medicine that deals with the conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.
[USPRwire, Mon Dec 10 2018] Orthopedic repair is also called orthopedic surgery or orthopedics, which is a branch of medicine that deals with the conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic doctors use both, surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal anomalies, spinal anomalies, and sports and trauma injuries.
Techniques focus on the interaction between the neurological and musculoskeletal system to treat the whole person.
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Among her topics are the interview, lymph nodes, the oropharynx, male and female genitalia, the musculoskeletal system, and some bedside laboratory tricks.
A DO receives additional training that focuses on the musculoskeletal system (in particular, the spine) that includes training in hands-on manipulation techniques.
Office workers are forming a very important part of the risk group for musculoskeletal system disorders as they are spending long working hours in front of a computer.
Lameness in cats can result from a number of problems, most commonly affecting the musculoskeletal system. This system is comprised of muscles, bones, ligaments (which connect bones to bones) and tendons (which connect muscles to bones) articulated at joints.
Cheung is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in tumors of the musculoskeletal system and joint replacement surgery.
The demonstration offers a fascinating insight into how a horse's musculoskeletal system works whilst being ridden on the flat and over fences.
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