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range

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noun \ˈrānj\

Medical Definition of range

  1. 1:  the region throughout which a kind of organism or ecological community naturally lives or occurs

  2. 2:  the difference between the least and greatest values of an attribute or of the variable of a frequency distribution




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range

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of range

rangedrang·ing

  1. 1:  to change or differ within limits <symptoms range in severity from mild to severe>

  2. 2of an organism :  to live or occur in or be native to a region





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