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Phrase Definition
quackery Misrepresentation of a product's or person's ability to diagnose and treat disease.
quadriceps The name applied collectively to a group of four thigh muscles that insert together into the tendon surrounding the kneecap.
quadriplegia Loss of feeling and movement of the arms and legs.
quarantine Any isolation or restriction placed on movement to or from a place where communicable diseases have been diagnosed.
quickening The first perceived movements of a fetus in the uterus.