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cir·cum·fer·ence (c),

(ser-kŭm'fer-ens), [TA]
The outer boundary, especially of a circular area.
Synonym(s): circumferentia [TA]
[L. circumferentia, a bearing around]

circumference

[surkum′fərens]
Etymology: L, circum, around, ferre, to bear
1 the perimeter or periphery of a circle.
2 a circular plane surface of a joint.

cir·cum·fer·ence

(c) (sĭr-kŭm'fĕr-ĕns) [TA]
The outer boundary, especially of a circular area.
Synonym(s): circumferentia [TA] .
[L. circumferentia, a bearing around]

circumference

(sĭr-kŭm′fĕ-rĕns) [L. circumferentia]
The perimeter of an object or body.
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Correlation between leptin, BMI, waist circumference and CAC scoring was determined by spearman's correlation.
Relationship between Mid-Upper arm circumference and body mass index in inpatients.
Waist circumference (WC) was measured in the standing position, to the nearest 0.
Neck circumference as a predictor of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and low-grade systemic inflammation in children: the ACFIES study.
We aimed to develop percentiles of head circumference for age, height, and waist circumference for children aged between 5 and '8 years.
Looking at the role of gender for obese children in both public and private schools (Table 2), it can be seen that more females than males are obese and a clear linear correlation between BMI and waist circumference and body fat (weight) (Figures 3 and 4).
However, 85% of the children with small heads had no problems and 93% of the children with neurodevelopmental problems had normal head circumferences.
Forearm circumference: Forearm circumference was measured at midpoint between olecranon process of ulna and styloid process of radius bones by flexible measuring tape.
Importantly, risk increased in a linear fashion such that for every 2 inches of greater circumference, mortality risk went up about 7 percent in men and about 9 percent in women.
Studies associating with body weight, testicular measurements, and scrotal circumference obtained during the different phases of growth of Tho Tho bovine species are scarce.
Circumference ratios (Figure 4) were analyzed to assess changes in body segments typically associated with muscularity and/or adiposity (4,21).
A pant-like absorbent garment, comprising an absorbent chassis defining a waist opening and first and second leg openings, the absorbent chassis including a bodyside liner, an outer cover that defines an exterior surface of the absorbent garment, and an absorbent assembly enveloped in between the bodyside liner and the outer cover, the bodyside liner, the outer cover and the absorbent assembly being integrally assembled together; the absorbent chassis having a longitudinal length and the waist opening having a circumference, such that the longitudinal length is proportional to the circumference of the waist opening according to the relation: Length (Circumference+128)/1.