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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

ROM,

n.pr See Respiratory One Method.

ROM

Abbreviation for range of motion.
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The PIC16CR73, PIC16CR74, PIC16CR76 and PIC16CR77 (PIC16CR7X) general-purpose ROM microcontrollers are the first in a new series of ROM microcontrollers in the PIC16 and PIC18 families from Microchip.
1) Also available in 5V-only version: W78E516B (64KB Flash with ISP) (2) A typical In-system programming function requires a ROM-less uC, a Flash ROM and an address latch IC.
CD Copier is the only utility software product that creates a virtual CD ROM on your hard drive, allowing game enthusiasts to turn their hard drive into a fast, multi-disc CD-ROM drive.