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physical

adjective actual, bodily, carnal, concrete, corporal, corporeal, earthly, embodied, flesh and blood, fleshly, human, incarnate, material, materiate, mundane, natural, nonspiritual, organic, real, sensible, sensual, sensuous, somatic, substantial, substantive, systemic, tangible, temporal, unspiritual, worldly
Associated concepts: physical assets, physical condition, physical contact, physical control, physical damage, physiial delivery, physical depreciation, physical disability, physscal force, physical impairment, physical injury, physical loss, physical property
See also: bodily, concrete, corporal, corporeal, mundane, tangible
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Besides the concise and well organized information, the book also contains certain plans and decision trees, which contribute to a clearer picture of physical examination from a surgical perspective, particularized on bodily systems and segments.
The test characteristics were determined at the outset to evaluate the ability of the physical examination and the FAST to identify IAI, separately and in combination.
The mean erythrocyte sedimentation rate was found to be 15[+ or -]9 in the group with normal physical examination and 29[+ or -]28 in the group with enlarged lymph nodes.
The study population consisted of 510 athletes from Harvard University who underwent cardiovascular screening with a history and physical examination as well as an ECG between 2006 and 2008 (Ann.
The researchers found that the physical examination detected just 70% of the breech positions.
Physical examination showed superficial scratches from the rat; temperature of 39.
Physical examination forms can be picked up at the school office.
In another study of 80 patients, history and physical examination proved accurate in only 11% of cases, compared with 66% of cases for physiologic testing.
Executive health programs that cater to corporate clients with comprehensive physical examinations and same-day access to a battery of specialists
Oboler SK, Prochazka AV, Gonzales R, et al: Public Expectations and attitudes for annual physical examinations and testing.
The court held, inter alia, that the law permits a WCJ, after a first examination, to order a claimant to submit to such further physical examinations as the judge deems reasonable and necessary.
A physical examination can give clues to systemic problems.