musculoskeletal system

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musculoskeletal system

all of the muscles, bones, joints, and related structures, such as the tendons and connective tissue, that function in the movement of body parts and organs. See also the Color Atlas of Human Anatomy pp. A8-A11.

musculoskeletal system

the basis of locomotion in vertebrates, which is the contraction of MUSCLES against a skeleton.

musculoskeletal

pertaining to muscle and skeleton.

musculoskeletal system
the muscles and the skeleton.
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In conclusion, we propose that the modular nature of the avian locomotor system offers birds a wide array of evolutionary "options" [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED].
Examination of the patient with osteoporosis implied a thorough anamnesis, a complete clinical exam by pointing out both the changes in the locomotor system, and the potential extra-articular injuries as well as a complete set of laboratory and imagery explorations.
Delivery of special medical equipment: for the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Locomotor System and the Department of Surgery of Trauma and Hand Surgery - overtime and exhaustion; 23 -pakiety task.
Strong muscles are certainly able to protect the locomotor system and the skeleton by acting as a load attenuator to which the muscular-skeletal system, and in particular the capsules and ligaments, is continually subjected.
Other changes in the locomotor system are represented by decreased elasticity of soft tissues due to the alteration of collagen secretion (which seems to decrease by almost half if the segment is immobilized), joint stiffness, synovial inflammation, erosions, cysts, fibrous organization which leads therefore to the installing of stiffness, a number of adhesions at capsuloligamentar, musculo-muscular and musculo-skeletal level; venous stasis accompanied by oedema and fibrous organization; muscle heterotopic ossification (met in immobilizations caused by central nervous system disorders) or algoneurodistrophy of the paretic limbs, especially on the upper limb.
Contract award: purchase of equipment for the department of orthopedics and traumatology of locomotor system, and the department of neurosurgery and neurotrauma.
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The subject of the public contract is a cost of implants and orthopedic implants, for the purposes of the Regional Centre for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation of the Locomotor System.
Contract award: Purchase of equipment for the needs of the Laboratory Diagnosis of Locomotor System, Laboratory of Plastics and Advanced Research Laboratory of Physico-Chemical
Among its many functions, it appears to be highly conserved as a modulator and initiator of locomotor systems in both vertebrates (1) and invertebrates (2).
On the research front, studies have demonstrated gelatine's regenerative effects on the skeletal and locomotor systems of the body, particularly bone, cartilage, ligaments and tendons.