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the study of the action of external and internal forces on the living body, especially on the skeletal system.
the development of prostheses.

Biology. the study of the mechanical nature of biological processes, as heart action and muscle movement.
Contemporary Examples

The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks Max Brooks January 13, 2011
This Mouthpiece Will Save Football Players’ Brains Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD June 26, 2014

(functioning as sing) the study of the mechanics of the movement of living organisms

The scientific study of the role of mechanics in biological systems. The study of biomechanics includes the analysis of motion in animals, the fluid dynamics of blood, and the role of mechanical processes in the development of disease.


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