Bicycle Safety Glossary of Terms

The following are health and medical definitions of terms that appear in the Bicycle Safety article.

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Arms: An appendage in anatomy and in clinical trials. See: Arm.

Cuts: Severed skin. Washing a cut or scrape with soap and water and keeping it clean and d...

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Head injury: Damage to any of the structures of the head as a result of trauma. While the ...

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Incidence: The frequency with which something, such as a disease or trait, appears in a pa...

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Injury: Harm or hurt. To harm, hurt, or wound. The word injure may be in physical or emot...

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Journal of the American Medical Association: JAMA, which began publication in 1883, now bi...

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Motor: Something that produces or refers to motion. For example, a motor neuron is a nerve...

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MPH: Master of public health, a degree designating successful training in analyzing past, ...

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Trauma: A physical or emotional injury.

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