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English definition of “musculoskeletal”

musculoskeletal

adjective uk   /ˌmʌs.kjə.ləʊˈskel.ɪ.təl/ us    /ˌmʌs.kjə.loʊˈskel.ə.tl̩/ specialized
relating to the muscles and skeleton and including bones, joints, tendons, and muscles: the musculoskeletal system a musculoskeletal injury
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