Biomechanics Definition

The application of the principles and techniques of mechanics to the structure, functions, etc. of living organisms.
Webster's New World
The study of the mechanics of a living body, especially of the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure.
American Heritage Medicine
The mechanics of a part or function of a living body, such as of the heart or of locomotion.
American Heritage Medicine

(biology, physics) The branch of biophysics that deals with the mechanics of the human or animal body; especially concerned with muscles and the skeleton.


(biology) The functioning of a particular part of a body.


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