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fork

 [fork]
a pronged instrument.
tuning fork a device that produces harmonic vibration when its two prongs are struck; used to test hearing and bone conduction. See tuning fork tests.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fork

(fōrk),
1. A pronged instrument used for holding or lifting.
2. An instrument resembling a fork in that it has tines or prongs.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fork

(fōrk)
A pronged instrument used for holding or lifting.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fork

(fōrk)
1. A pronged instrument used for holding or lifting.
2. An instrument resembling a fork in that it has tines or prongs.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Increase in fish weight correlated negatively with the increase in fish fork and total lengths while the correlation coefficient between increase in fish weight and feed intake was positively significant.
Increase in fish fork length had significantly direct relationship with an increase in total length while it remained negative but highly significant with feed intake by the fish.
Otoliths were treated separately because most diet studies currently rely on otolith length to estimate fish fork length.
Regressions of cranial structure measurement on fish fork length with the use of multiple structures was an effective tool for estimating size of fish consumed by Steller sea lions.
As Diana Trilling once noted, Bowen and Miller share "the same scalpel-like precision of observation and expression, the same ability to make the most delicate differentiations between appearances and reality, the same fierce insight into human error held in check by warm human sympathy." Both are also modern masters of what Bowen once called "Life with the Lid On," that kind of fiction in which terribly well-bred ladies and gentlemen, every whalebone and stud in place, suppress passion, terror, and doubt as they take up their fish forks and smile past their host.