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force couple

Biomechanical principle whereby two or more muscles acting in different directions influence the rotation of a joint in a specific direction. When the forces are of equal magnitude and in opposite directions, the limb will rotate about its long axis. See: biomechanics

couple

two moments applied in the same rotational direction to a rotating object or body. Also known as force couple.
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