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abducens nerve <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 18 words.

the sixth cranial nerve (VI), which supplies the lateral rectus muscle of each eyeball.

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abduct <i>vb.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 20 words.

to move a limb or any other part away from the midline of the body.

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abduct <i>vb.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 20 words.

to move a limb or any other part away from the midline of the body.

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abductor <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 30 words.

any muscle that, when it contracts, moves one part of the body away from another or from the midline of

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abductor <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 30 words.

any muscle that, when it contracts, moves one part of the body away from another or from the midline of

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aberrant <i>adj.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 19 words.

abnormal: usually applied to a blood vessel or nerve that does not follow its normal course.

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aberrant <i>adj.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 19 words.

abnormal: usually applied to a blood vessel or nerve that does not follow its normal course.

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aberration <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 78 words.

1. deviation from the normal.

2. a defect in the image formed by an optical device (e.g. a lens). chromatic

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aberration <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 74 words.

1 deviation from the normal.

2 a defect in the image formed by a lens. chromatic a. a defect in

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ABGs <i>pl. n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 7 words.

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