biomechanics etymology

English word biomechanics comes from English mechanics, English bio- (Life. Organic life.)

Detailed word origin of biomechanics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mechanics English (eng) (physics) The branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on material objects with mass. (writing) Spelling and punctuation.. Operation in general; workings.. The design and construction of machines.
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
biomechanics English (eng) (biology) The functioning of a particular part of a body.. (biology, physics) The branch of biophysics that deals with the mechanics of the human or animal body; especially concerned with muscles and the skeleton.

Words with the same origin as biomechanics

Descendants of mechanics
mechatronics mecomtronics
Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution biodiversity bioelectric biofeedback biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard bioluminescent biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biosynthesis biotech bioweapon