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body surface

1. The exterior of the human body, or one of its parts.
2. The epidermis.
See: body surface area
See also: surface
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Mosteller RD: Simplified Calculation of Body Surface Area.
Remarks: In having the combination of long interlamellar setae (as long as lamellae), morphology of lamellae and translamella, granulate body surface and presence of notogastral setae, A.
The relationship between the body surface structure of Cybister bengalensis and its unction of reducing resistance.
A study evaluated the ability of NIFT in normal pigs to detect rises in body surface temperature during a febrile response, and the authors concluded that the deviced detected temperature rises with accuracy.
Air close to the human body was heated and accelerated by the warm body surface and reached a maximum velocity of about 0.32 m/s over the head.
In the adjusted regression analysis, men in the second quartile of body surface area at age 20 had a 42% greater risk of later developing AF as did men in the lowest quartile.
of Auckland, New Zealand) explore the continuum-based modeling of cardiac electrical activity from the cell level to the body surface. They survey models of cell electrophysiology such as geometric, cell, tissue, and whole-heart modeling, the "Auckland" heart model, and the relationship of cardiac electrical activation and body surface potentials, incorporating mathematics and computational methods.
(3-5) One review recommends a tapering dose of oral prednisone to prevent rebound recurrence if the rash affects >25% of the body surface area, has severe blistering or itching, or significantly involves the face, hands, or genital area.
After correcting the Larsson estimate for body surface according to the Du Bois and Du Bois formula (6), we compared both equations, using data from 29 adult renal transplant patients who also had undergone [sup.125]I-iothalamate clearance determination as a reference measurement of GFR (7,8).
It even rubs its legs together, making sure no part of its body surface is missed.
The media flows against the trapezoidal bluff body inside the vortex body and separates from the body surface, periodically forming vortices.