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kinesiology

[ki-nee-see-ol-uh-jee, -zee-, kahy-] /kɪˌni siˈɒl ə dʒi, -zi-, kaɪ-/
noun
1.
the science dealing with the interrelationship of the physiological processes and anatomy of the human body with respect to movement.
Origin of kinesiology
1890-1895
1890-95; < Greek kī́nēsi(s) movement (see kinesis) + -o- + -logy
Related forms
kinesiologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for kinesiology

kinesiology

/kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the mechanics and anatomy of human muscles
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Word Origin and History for kinesiology
n.

1894, from kinesi-, comb. form of Greek kinesis "movement, motion" (see cite) + -ology. Related: Kinesiological; kinesiologically.

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kinesiology in Medicine

kinesiology ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy (kə-nē'sē-ŏl'ə-jē, -zē-, kī-)
n.
The study of muscular movement, especially the mechanics of human motion.


kin'e·sim'e·ter (kĭn'ĭ-sĭm'ĭ-tər, kī'nĭ-) n.
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