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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.
References in classic literature ?
There is no outside, no inclosing wall, no circumference to us.
A number of students will 'know' (that is, be able to recite) the formula for the circumference and area of a circle and a number of the digits for [pi].
The authors note that the waist circumference (abdominal fat) findings were not significant.
So dust moved together with tablets toward the spiral's outside circumference, and was often too far from the extraction suction points for efficient removal.
The statistical description of arm circumference, ankle circumference, elbow width and knee width of 13-17 years old male swimmers, who have 1st to 8th ranks in the country, has been represented in table 1.
The researchers revealed that there is a statistically significant positive association between waist circumference and postmenopausal breast cancer risk, but when adjusted for BMI, the association disappeared.
Airmen who fail the abdominal circumference, or AC, measurement but score 75 points out of the remaining 80 points on the other components will take the body mass index, or BMI, screen, the policy states.
Convergys hired Circumference Group to consult on growth strategies and then hired Fox himself to execute those recommendations as CEO from February 2010 through October 2012.
Professor Mike Kelly, Director of the Centre for Public Health Excellence at NICE said: 'Our aim in developing this draft guidance is to help determine whether different BMI and waist circumference measures should be used to identify those at increased risk of conditions such as type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease in BAME groups.
Furthermore, compared to women working less than 25 hours per week, women working 25-39 hours, and more than 40 hours had lower growth rates for both fetal weight and head circumference, resulting in a difference of approximately 1cm in head circumference at birth and a difference of 148g-198g in birth weight.
Other factors that independently predicted a statistically significant 4%-17% increased risk for shoulder dystocia at term included estimated fetal weight, femur length, abdominal circumference, and the ratio of femur length to biparietal diameter, reported Dr.
The researchers also examined the relationship between head circumference and cognitive measures.