Ergonomics is defined as the study of how people work in their environment.(noun)
An example of ergonomics is a study of how people who primarily sit in their offices get work-related back injuries.
See ergonomics in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: erg + (ec)onomics
See ergonomics in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + (eco)nomics.
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