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range

 [rānj]
1. the difference between the upper and lower limits of a variable or of a series of values.
2. an interval in which values sampled from a population, or the values in the population itself, are known to lie.
range of accommodation the total amount of accommodative power of the eye; the difference in refractive power of the eye when adjusted for near and for far vision. The amplitude diminishes as age increases because elasticity of the lens is decreased.
range of audibility the range between the extreme frequencies of sound waves beyond which the human ear perceives no sound: lower limit, 16 to 20 cycles per second; upper limit, 18,000 to 20,000 cycles per second.
range of motion the range, measured in degrees of a circle, through which a joint can be extended and flexed; see also range of motion exercises.

ROM

1 abbreviation for range of motion.
2 abbreviation for read-only memory.
3 abbreviation for rupture of membranes.
4 abbreviation for right otitis media.

ROM

Gynecology Rupture of membranes. See Premature rupture of membranes Orthopedics Range of motion The arc of a joint's movement, potentially limited by musculoskeletal defects.

ROM

Abbreviation for range of motion.

Range of motion (ROM)

The range of motion of a joint from full extension to full flexion (bending) measured in degrees like a circle.
Mentioned in: Spinal Cord Injury

ROM

range of movement

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n.pr See Respiratory One Method.

ROM

Abbreviation for range of motion.
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This stretch-shortening action is not intended to increase ROM but to use specific stretching phenomena to increase speed-strength of movement for a specific sporting purpose.
The key to successful execution of these stretches is to hold the end position for extended periods while relaxing the muscles as much as possible to get a gradual increase in the ROM.
The touch screen graphical user interface is a key component to the way ROM can be both simple and complex at the same time.
the ROM system is integrated throughout their production facilities, starting at the front-end scale and including data input by forklift truck drivers and warehouse workers.
The CD ROM bonanza is creating new markets and new opportunities for publishers, software developers, disk duplicators, and content rights holders.
Information and reference products will continue to generate most of the CD ROM industry's title revenue.
These ROM PIC microcontrollers bring powerful new options to high-volume users of Microchip's superior line of Flash PIC microcontrollers," said Randy Drwinga, vice president of Microchip's ROM Microcontroller and Memory Division.
Supported by major device programmer vendors, both the W78LE58 and the W78LE516 feature an additional four I/O port pins (over the industry standard IO)(3), up to 24MHz operating frequency and special data scrambling feature for highest ROM data security.