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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ROM

Abbreviation for range of motion.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ROM

Abbreviation for range of motion.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012