femur length


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femur length

The distance from the head of the femur to its distal end.
Synonym: femoral length
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To examine whether associations between femur length and burial type are consistent between the sexes, we also performed chi-square analyses of the association between femur length and burial type separately for males and females.
Regression equation for estimation of femur length in central Indians from intertrochanteric crest.
Although there are studies which have reported increased Q angle in people with short femur lengths, empirical studies have not found a direct significant association between Q angle and pelvic width and femur length (Horton and Hall, 1989).
5 Similarly, other investigators have also reported that the growth charts and femur length were different from in their local population.
Adjusted associations between maternal urinary BPA levels ([micro]g/g creatinine) and fetal size and growth parameters in the overall population, in girls, and in boys: femur length (A), head circumference (B), abdominal circumference (C), and estimated fetal weight (D).
Table 4 shows that the majority of respondents consumed about 50-70 g protein per day, and the foetal growth measurements, such as abdomen-circumference, femur length, biparietal diameter, and head-circumference, on average, were higher in the same group compared to the first and the third group.
Gestational age can be assessed by accurate measurements of biparietal diameter, head circumference, femur length and abdominal circumference.
Toe length, femur length, head length, lamellae number and humerus length were the variables with highest load on each component, respectively.
Femur length was measured between the most proximal palpable limit of the greater trochanter and the most distal limit of the lateral femoral condyle.
1991): muscularity = [square root of (WM5/FL/FL)] in which WM5 is the weight (g) of the five muscles and FL is the femur length (cm).
Fetal femur length charts placed the gestational age at 30 weeks, while the period of lithopedion retention was estimated to be about 25 years.
All women were subjected to the scan by the respective raters during which bi-parietal diameter, femur length and abdominal and head circumferences of the foetus were measured.