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noun ambit, area, arena, boundaries, bounds, breadth, compass, distance, earshot, extent, field, gamut, genus, hearing, limit, line, perimeter, power, reach, scope, space, span, sphere, stretch, sweep
See also: aptitude, area, arrange, capacity, chain, circuit, classify, course, coverage, degree, direction, extent, file, fix, gamut, hierarchy, jurisdiction, latitude, magnitude, perambulate, province, prowl, purview, region, scene, scope, sort, space, sphere

RANGE. This word is used in the land laws of the United States to designate the order of the location of such lands, and in patents from the United States to individuals they are described as being within a certain range.

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With passive range of motion, it is crucial to identify those joints where movement is restricted.
Thinking back to the deformed chicken admonition, I carefully provided passive range of motion to its legs and wings at feeding time.
Working on the team with the psychologist are physical and occupational therapists, as needed, to help the child in maintaining bodily integrity through exercise, passive range of motion and modalities as necessary and/or training in use and acceptance of adaptive devices.
7) Despite these findings, early mobilization and passive range of motion can be very painful, imposing limitations in the patient's ability to reach their maximum rehabilitation potential.
March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --People with shoulder injuries will now have an inexpensive and safe way to perform Passive Range of Motion (PROM) shoulder exercises in their own home for about the cost of one co-payment.

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