Definitions for biomechanicsˌbaɪ oʊ mɪˈkæn ɪks
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bi•o•me•chan•ics*ˌbaɪ oʊ mɪˈkæn ɪks(n.)
the study of the action of external and internal forces on the living body, esp. on the skeletal system. the development of prostheses.
Category: Medicine, Biochemistry
the study of the mechanical nature of biological processes, as heart action.
* (used with a sing. v.).
Origin of biomechanics:
The branch of biophysics that deals with the mechanics of the human or animal body; especially concerned with muscles and the skeleton
The functioning of a particular part of a body
Biomechanics is the study of the structure and function of biological systems such as humans, animals, plants, organs, and cells by means of the methods of mechanics. The word biomechanics developed during the early 1970s, describing the application of engineering mechanics to biological and medical systems.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The mechanical laws and the action of forces in living structures.
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