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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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Among participants who reported data on their cycle length, menses occurred within seven days of the expected time for 76% of women in the ulipristal acetate group and 71% of those in the levonorgestrel group.
2007) reported that higher PBDE levels in breast milk of new mothers were associated with shorter prepregnancy menstrual cycle length (< 30 days), but this finding was not statistically significant when models were adjusted for maternal age, body mass index, and parity.
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