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kin·e·mat·ic chain(kin'ĕ-mat'ik chān)
A combination of several joints linking several limb segments together during a specific movement or posture.
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kinematic chain, kinetic c.
A series of bones connected by joints. Movement of one segment influences other parts of the chain.
See also: chain
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