crown-heel length


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length

 [length]
an expression of the longest dimension of an object, or of the measurement between its two ends.
crown-heel length (CHL) the distance from the crown of the head to the heel in embryos, fetuses, and infants; the equivalent of standing height in older persons.
Measuring an infant's crown-heel length. From Lammon et al., 1996.
crown-rump length (CRL) the distance from the crown of the head to the breech in embryos, fetuses, and infants; the equivalent of sitting height in older subjects.
cycle length in cardiac pacing terminology, the time interval in milliseconds from one event to the next; it is the inverse of the intrinsic rate (beats per minute) or the paced rate (pulses per minute).
focal length the distance between a lens and an object from which all rays of light are brought to a focus.

crown-heel length

Etymology: L, corona + AS, hela, lengthu
the length of an embryo, fetus, or newborn as measured from the crown of the head to the heel. It is compared to the standing height of an older individual.

crown-heel length

(CHL) (krown-hēl length)
Length of an outstretched 8-week embryo or fetus from the vertex of the cranium to the heel.
See also: crown-rump length

crown-heel length

(krown-hēl length)
Length of an outstretched 8-week embryo or fetus from the vertex of the cranium to the heel.
See also: crown-rump length

length

an expression of the longest dimension of an object, or of the measurement between its two ends.

crown-heel length
the distance from the crown of the head to the heel in embryos, fetuses and neonates.
crown-rump length
the distance from the crown of the head to the point of attachment of the tail.
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In summary, we did not find any adverse association of in utero organochlorine pesticide exposure with birth weight or crown-heel length using maternal serum measures to estimate exposure.
15 Crown-heel length (cm; n = 381) Organochlorine (ng/g lipid, [log.