ponderal


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ponderal

(pŏn′dĕr-ăl) [L. pondus, weight]
Relating to weight.
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Ponderal index (n = 229), a marker of asymmetrical growth retardation thought to be a result of fetal insult, was defined as 100 x [birth weight (grams)/length (cubic centimeters)] (Sparks et al.
Despite a decrease in gestational weight gain in the intervention group, there were no differences in birth weight, birth weight percentile, ponderal index, or macrosomia between the two groups (BMJ 2012;345:e5605).
El peso seco inicial fue de 83 kg y el final 92, siendo el incremento ponderal de 9 kg.
In addition, ellipsometry and Ponderal analyses estimated by weight differences also showed that coating thicknesses are quite similar in all cases, thus the coating performances obtained are directly comparable.
More specifically, lower weight and shorter length at birth were associated with lower sleep efficiency, and a lower ponderal index (an indicator of fetal growth status) was associated with the presence of sleep disturbances.
Para o calculo da alteracao ponderal da massa corporea dos animais, foi utilizada a seguinte formula: % perda de massa corporea = (mie - mfe + mt + gmc) x 100/ (mie + gmc), em que: mie = massa corporea inicial do rato; mfe = massa corporea final do rato inoculado com o tumor; mt = massa do tumor e gmc = ganho de massa do ratocontrole.
The arm/ head ratio has also been reported to be superior to ponderal index in predicting neonatal metabolic morbidity (Georgieff et al 1988).
The type of macrosomia was established on the basis of ponderal index (PI) and Miller charts (10): LGA newborns whose PI was above the 97th percentile were classified as having asymmetric macrosomia (10, 11), and LGA newborns whose PI was between the 10th and 90th percentiles were classified as symmetric (10, 11).
Indirect measures of relative adiposity or fatness include waist, hip and other girth measurements, skinfold thickness, bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), and indices derived from measured height and weight such as body mass index (BMI), the ponderal index (weight/[height.
L'explication de la variabilite chimique entre les couches au moyen de calculs du bilan ponderal et de moyennes des donnees sur la roche totale necessite cependant des compositions de phenocristaux excessives (basse temperature).
However, maternal smoking was also significantly associated with an increase in ponderal index, an indication of higher proportionate weight for height, when birth weight and gestational age were controlled for.