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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

length (l),

(length), Avoid the mispronunciation lenth.
Linear distance between two points.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

length

The linear distance between 2 points. See Collateral length, Pulse length, Stride length.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

length

(length)
Linear distance between two points.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

length

(length) Avoid the mispronunciation lenth.
Linear distance between two points.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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[16] Foot index is calculated using the following formula: (Foot length/Foot breadth) x 100.[16,17]
In technical analysis, market tops become more likely when breadth fails to confirm a higher high in price.
In addition to similarity of experiences, of importance is the impact of breadth of regulatory experiences.
What it lacks in anthemic power it possesses in lyrical breadth, with each song an evocative character sketch - Ulla, Simone and new single Drew among the highlights.
The length, breadth and weight of otoliths of each specimen were measured which were respectively 1.48-2.86 mm, 1.02-2.43 mm and 0.0005-0.002 g.
In particular, issues of breadth, specificity and challenge within each subject are examined in detail to assess what this may tell everyone in devising a new National Curriculum which measures up to the highest international standards.
Nitzan further hypothesizes that differential accumulation operates in different "regimes": breadth and depth, both of which have two separate subcategories of internal and external (Nitzan and Bichler, 2001).
The program also demonstrates that, in providing greater breadth as well as depth in the undergraduate experience, an honors-sponsored program can have a significant impact on the success of the institution as a whole.
One is breadth, the range of previous campaigns and offices held.
For instance, in [6] and [10], the authors studied space-like and time-like curves of constant breadth in Minkowski 3-space, respectively.
The breadth of patent protection has been shown to be an important determinant of patent litigation in studies examining the factors that expose patents to litigation risk (Lerner 1994; Lanjouw and Schankerman 2001: Harhoff and Reitzig 2004).