movement system


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move·ment sys·tem

(mūv'mĕnt sis'tĕm)
1. A physiologic system that functions to produce motion of the whole body or of its component parts.
2. The functional interaction of structures that contribute to the act of moving.

movement system

The physiological components that function together to produce motion at a joint or multiple body segments. The components include the support and base; modulating nerves and muscles; cardiovascular and pulmonary reserves; and cognitive-affective elements. Specialists in physical medicine are trained to manage the components of the movement system.
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