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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.

range

(rānj),
A statistical measure of the dispersion or variation of values determined by the endpoint values themselves or the difference between them; for example, in a group of children aged 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, and 16 years, the range would be from 6-16 or, alternately, 10 (16 minus 6).
[O.Fr. rang, line, fr. Germanic]

range

(rānj)
n.
1. The geographic region in which a plant, animal, or other organism normally lives or grows.
2.
a. Mathematics The set of all values a given function may take on.
b. Statistics The difference or interval between the smallest and largest values in a frequency distribution or a set of data.

range

(rānj)
A statistical measure of the dispersion or variation of values determined by the endpoint values themselves or the difference between them; e.g., in a group of children aged 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, and 16, the range would be from 6-16 or, alternately, 10 (16 - 6 years).
[O.Fr. rang, line, fr. Germanic]

range

  1. (of a species) the extent of its distribution.
  2. (in behaviour) the area within which an individual normally lives.

range

(rānj)
Statistical measure of dispersion or variation of values determined by endpoint values themselves or the difference between them.
[O.Fr. rang, line, fr. Germanic]

Patient discussion about range

Q. what is a safe tumor marker number range?

A. depends on the marker...most of the markers are materials that found normally in our body. and there are a number of markers and their levels differentiate. what marker do you mean?

Q. does anyone know the range for childrens blood sugar?

A. The range for children's blood sugar level is quite similar to that of adults, and should be below 126 mg/dl after a 12 hour fast, or under 200 mg/dl on a random testing. 2 following testings that show pathologic results define diabetes.

Q. How do I gain range of motion after shoulder surgery I'm 31 years old and had a shoulder replacment last year. I still don't know why my joint gave out and 4 Orthopedic Surgeons couldn't tell me either. I have limited Range of Motion and the Dr. seems to think that because of my "age" I was less likley to get full range back. I refuse to believe that, does anyone have any suggestions on how to gain ROM back?

A. i guess you go to physiotherapy no?
that is their job. to give you range of motion after injuries, surgeries ect. they'll give you exercises specially for your condition. when i had an accident i broke my leg hip and i needed 2 months of physiotherapy that helped very much.

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Mr Kipling switched to free range in 2011, with a multi-million pound advertising campaign - then reverted to barn eggs four years later, angering consumers.
gallopavo spent maximum time 2.95% in jumping throughout 4th month of study, similarly, in free range rearing system, the birds spent maximum time 3.63% for jumping during 3rd month of present study (Table II).
Voluntary Food Labels as Neoliberal Governance' (2007) Antipode 456; B Ilbery and D Maye, 'Marketing Sustainable Food Production in Europe: Case Study Evidence from Two Dutch Labelling Schemes' (2007) 98 Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 507; Christine Parker, "Ihe Food Label as Governance Space: Free Range Eggs and the Fallacy of Consumer Choice' (2014) 35 Recht der Werkelijkheid 101.
Nevertheless it was observed that the conventional cage rearing system provide more protection and better health and welfare to the birds as compared to free range and barn rearing system which usually have bigger flock sizes.
"Only ever using free range eggs sourced from a local supplier is one part of our efforts to achieve that.
With 200,000 hens across its two Yorkshire farms, the company has seen the volume of free range eggs it handles increase by 250% in the past five years, with significant investment going into hen housing and a state-of-the-art crack detection system, which can monitor 130,000 eggs per hour.
Richard Tulip said: "Like Sunny Hill Free Range Eggs, we are a farming family and we share many of the same principles.
Meatco's Oshakati abattoir has been approved to deliver free range certified beef to premium retailer, Woolworths South Africa.
Bloom, a Pacific Northwest-based landscape designer, provides backyard poultry farmers and chicken fanciers with information on creating well planned integrated spaces that take advantage of the multiple benefits that free range chickens can offer gardens.
I'LL stand correcting, but I believe that the only difference in battery-produced eggs and socalled free range is the price charged.