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activity of daily living

[ ak-tiv-i-teeuhv dey-lee liv-ing ]
/ 忙k藞t瑟v 瑟 ti 蓹v 藞de瑟 li 藞l瑟v 瑟艐 /
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noun Medicine/Medical
Usually ac路tiv路i路ties of dai路ly liv路ing . any of the routine tasks an individual must be capable of performing in order to function independently, as dressing, eating, moving around, and maintaining personal hygiene: While she was recovering from a broken hip, insurance paid for a home health aide to help her with activities of daily living.
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also called ADL .

Origin of activity of daily living

First recorded in 1945鈥50

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