[ pruh-gres-iv-ri-zis-tuh ns ]
/ prəˈgrɛs ɪv rɪˈzɪs təns /
exercise or a program of exercises that builds physical strength, especially in a weak or injured bodily part, through the lifting of progressively heavier weight according to a formula based on the subject's maximum strength at the starting point.
any specific exercise of this type.
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- progressive pigmentary dermatosis,
- progressive staining,
- progressive systemic sclerosis,
- progressive tax,
- progressive vaccinia,
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