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abduction

movement of body part away from midline

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accident

act that occurs by chance or without intention

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active range of motion (AROM)

joint motion that occurs bc of muscle contraction

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acute injury

injury w/ sudden onset & short duration

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adduction

movement of a body part towards the body's midline

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adipose cell

stores triglyceride

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agonist muscles

muscles directly engaged in contraction as related to muscles that relax @ the same time

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ambient

environmental: temperature or air that invest one's immediate environment

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ambulation

move or walk from place to place

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ameboid action

cellular action using protoplasmic pseudopod

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amenorrhea

absence or suppression of menstruation

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ampere

volume or amount of electrical energy

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analgesia

pain inhibition

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analgesiac

agent that relieves pain with out causing a complete loss of sensation

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analphylaxis

increased susceptability or sensitivity to a foriegn protien or toxin as a result of previous exposure

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androgen

any substance that aids the development & controls the appearance of male characteristics