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the vertical measurement of something.
height of contour the measurement of a tooth from the lingual to the vestibular surface at its greatest bulge.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

height (h),

(hīt), Avoid the mispronunciation hīth.
Vertical measurement.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


(h) (hīt)
The distance from the lowest point to the highest point on an object or part.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


(hīt) Avoid the mispronunciation hīth.
Vertical measurement.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about height

Q. i suffer from fear of heights ... is there any sociological way to treat it and make it less effective?

A. Fear of heights is a very common specific phobia, in psychiatric terms. Nowadays the best way of therapy is called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT),in which a person learns how to deal with the phobia through cognitive thinking in steps. It is a very recommended method in psychology/ psychiatry these days.

Q. Can I get any tips like diet, exercise to increase my height. Please help me. I am a postgraduate student. My dad is 5’5”, mom and my brother 5’6”, but I’m only 4’10”. I’m very upset with my height. My health is good but I don’t do exercise. Can I get any tips like diet, exercise to increase my height. Please help me.

A. I like to share the knowledge that I gained from the book. To increase your height, it is important that your blood is oxygenated as blood provides nourishment to your bones. Regular breathing will also purify your blood. Your bones need phosphorus, calcium, and magnesium while your muscles need water, protein and carbohydrates to grow. Since you are growing taller, both your muscles and bones are getting bigger and longer.

Q. Hi I want to gain my weight. 23yrs old 176mts height and my current weight is 56kgs..

A. Hi there. Lots of milkshakes should do it. That's what a nutritionist told me. What is mts? How does that relate to inches. How does kgs relate to pounds? Thank you.

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Decreased mandibular ridge height in percentage (d) was taken as a percentage of the original mandibular ridge height (b).
Another CDA officer added that removal of the height restriction was a big development.
Height at pin bone (HPB)###Vertical distance from pin bone to the ground
Multiple regression analysis with backward stepwise variable selection was used to analyse the relationship between characteristics of the patients and treatment parameters as independent variables and adult height SDS or total height gain SDS as the outcome.
Meantime, the Lebanese army which has stabilized its positions in all liberated areas is preparing for the fourth phase of military operations against the terrorists in the bordering heights with Syria.
A Pearson's correlation test was applied to find the correlation of height with the NCS variables.
Wheat crop sown by turbo seeder had significantly taller plants followed by happy seeder, while the less plant height was recorded with zone disk tiller sown wheat in both years of study (Table 5).
At that time, their height was a mean of 2.36 SDs below normal.
They found that Iranian men have gained an average of 16.5 centimetres (cm) in height, and South Korean women 20.2 cm.
As experts in returnable transit packaging (RTP), Schoeller Allibert has also designed the Maxinest Dual Height Half Tray to nest by 70 percent of its original height, maximising the space available for return journeys.
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And with a vanity height of nearly 124m within its architectural height of 321m, the Burj Al Arab has the highest non-occupiable-to-occupiable height ratio among supertall buildings, with 39% of its height is non-occupiable.