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Definition of Range

Range: In medicine and statistics, the difference between the lowest and highest numeric values. For example, if five premature infants are born, weighing 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 pounds, respectively, the range of their birth weights is 2 to 6 pounds.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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