Circumduction vs Rn - What's the difference?

circumduction | rn |


As a noun circumduction

is the circular (or, more precisely, conical) movement of a body part, such as a ball-and-socket joint or the eye it consists of a combination of flexion, extension, adduction, and abduction "windmilling" the arms or rotating the hand from the wrist are examples of circumductive movement.

As an initialism rn is

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circumduction

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The circular (or, more precisely, conical) movement of a body part, such as a ball-and-socket joint or the eye. It consists of a combination of flexion, extension, adduction, and abduction. "Windmilling" the arms or rotating the hand from the wrist are examples of circumductive movement.
  • References

    *Anatomical terms of motion. (2008, February 27). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 00:23, March 28, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Anatomical_terms_of_motion&oldid=194373387

    rn

    English

    Initialism

    (Initialism) (head)
  • (UK, military, nautical) Royal Navy
  • (medicine) registered nurse
  • Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (head)
  • Rio Grande do Norte, a state of Brazil.
  • Anagrams

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