knemometry

knemometry

(nē-mŏm′ĕt-rē) [Gr. kneme, shinbone, + metron, measure]
A precise method of determining the length of a limb, esp. the lower leg. It has been used to assess infant and childhood growth and development (e.g., in premature infants or children treated with corticosteroids).
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van Aalderen, "From knemometry to final adult height: inhaled corticosteroids and their effect on growth in childhood," Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, vol.