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Weight-Bearing

"Weight-Bearing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The physical state of supporting an applied load. This often refers to the weight-bearing bones or joints that support the body's weight, especially those in the spine, hip, knee, and foot.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Weight-Bearing" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Weight-Bearing" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 323 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2009
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