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 [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.

length (l),

(length), Avoid the mispronunciation lenth.
Linear distance between two points.

length

(l ) (length) the longest dimension of an object, or of the measurement between the 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.
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 persons.
focal length  the distance between a lens and an object from which all rays of light are brought to a focus.

length

The linear distance between 2 points. See Collateral length, Pulse length, Stride length.

length

(length)
Linear distance between two points.

length

(length) Avoid the mispronunciation lenth.
Linear distance between two points.

length,

n the longest measure of an object, or the measurement between the two ends.
length, muscle,
n the variable end-to-end measurement of a muscle. The physical changes in muscle observed in the isotonic and isometric states of contraction are related to the alteration in the striated bands of muscle.
length of stay,
n the expected length of time, usually a median, that institutionalized patients of similar age and diagnosis or condition in a hospital or other health care facility would be expected to remain.
length, tooth,
n the distance along the long axis of the tooth from the apex of the root to the tip, or incisal edge, of the tooth.

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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Yet, rich energy phosphate consumption has been shown to be lower at high and low lengths when compared with the optimum muscle length [39].
All muscle length measurements were taken in the supine position measuring the range of motion allowed by the muscle when it was simultaneously lengthened over all joints that it crosses (Figure 2).
Improvements were also observed in neural mobility and muscle length (hamstrings and iliopsoas).
Isotonic exercise movements act to change muscle length with muscle tension remaining relatively constant.
The effects of therapeutic application of heat or cold followed by static stretch on hamstring muscle length.
The seated position causes a shortening of our hip flexors (muscles in the hip and upper leg), our hamstrings (muscles in the back of upper leg) and sitting in this position for a long period of time will lead to a resetting of the muscle length, causing muscular imbalance.
The absence of a change in muscle length between the malocclusion and control groups suggests that the function of the superficial bundle was not altered by this type of induced malocclusion due to the anteroposterior orientation of its fibers.
This leads to a gradual increase in muscle length for the duration of the workout.
Inclusion of passive forces based solely on joint posture and muscle length in biomechanical models is not common in biomechanical hand models.
The force that it can exert depends on its cross-sectional area--that is, two factors: muscle length and width.
It also prevents joint contractures and the shortening of muscle length over time.