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Acetabulum

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The curve-shaped cavity on the side of the hip bone into which the thigh bone fits.

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Achilles tendon

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A tough sinew that attaches the calf muscle to the back of the heel bone.

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Activities of daily living

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A term used to refer to daily self care activities within an individual’s place of residence, in outdoor environments, or both.

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Acute care

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A branch of secondary health care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery. In medical terms, care for acute health conditions is the opposite from chronic care, or longer term care. Source: Wikipedia

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