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English definition of “musculoskeletal”

musculoskeletal

adjective     /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 injurySubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of musculoskeletal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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