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musculo- +‎ skeletal


musculoskeletal (not comparable)

  1. of, or relating to both muscles and the skeleton
    • 2006, Stephen A. Paget, Hospital for Special Surgery Manual of Rheumatology and Outpatient, page 2:
      Have the patient collect an hour-by-hour log of work activities, with an attempt to define actions that may cause or exacerbate musculoskeletal problems.
    • 2023 January 25, Alun Baker, “A wellbeing crisis”, in RAIL, number 975, page 65:
      The most common cause of absence in the rail and bus sectors is musculoskeletal - conditions that affect joints, bones and muscles. Between January 1 2019 and June 30 2022, 6.5 million working days were lost due to musculoskeletal illness at a cost of £946m.

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