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1. The measure of the depth of something, as opposed to its length or width.
2. A layer or stratum.


(thik´nes) a measurement across the smallest dimension of an object.
triceps skinfold (TSF) thickness  a measurement of subcutaneous fat taken by measuring a fold of skin running parallel to the length of the arm over the triceps muscle midway between the acromion and olecranon.


1. The measure of the depth of something, as opposed to its length or width.
2. A layer or stratum.

Patient discussion about thickness

Q. is there cause for alarm if i have a white thick discharge?

A. Hello, ruffdee, if the discharge is white, and NOT causing any itchy feeling, burn sensation, and not smelly, it probably still is in normal range.
But once you feel itchy, burning, its color turns yellowish or greenish, and it has bad smell, it might be a sign for an infection, and it is recommended then you to find a doctor to get the specific therapy to cure the infection.
"Stay healthy always.."

Q. after a pedicure, the soles of my feet are dark w/freckles, skin is itchy/thick, my derm says its eczema,help! the pedicure was in fall, 2002. I mad a mistake and wore nylon boots during a storm, the dye never fully disappeared. I would scrub the soles of my feet until I couldn't walk. However, within the last 4 months both heels are itchy, thick, dark-er and now they both have dark legions/ freckles have formed.

A. Are you sure you are going to a clean sterile saloon? It is very important to make sure they use sterile tools for a pedicure because they can transfer fungal infections very easily. Either way you should see a dermatologist to get the right kind of cream treatment for your feet.

Q. What would thick white "plaque" that builds up on the inside of the cheek be caused by? My son has RA & is on several medications. Is this caused by medication or is it a sign of gum disease or just certain oral products that he may be using?

A. You didn’t specify the medications he’s treated with, but some of the medications used to treat RA, especially steroids, may cause infection of the mouth with fungi (i.e. oral candidiasis). It’s a side effect of the treatment and it can be treated with local antifungal medications.

However, I haven’t even seen the lesions you speak about, so it’s all just general advice – you may want to consult your doctor.

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Moderate positive correlation was observed in between AP tumor thickness and level 2 measurement (rho 0.
Macular thickness was measured as the distance between the internal limiting membrane and retinal pigment epithelium using the fast macular thickness map protocol.
The thickness of the film depends upon the thickness and smoothness of the aperture, and also on the cohesive forces between the crystal molecules and adhesive forces between aluminum and liquid crystal.
Pre-operatively, the central foveal thickness ranged from 206-310 microns.
Shiraga, "Enhanced depth imaging spectral-domain optical coherence tomography of subfoveal choroidal thickness in normal Japanese eyes," Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
The average coating thickness on one set of mold halves initially was 71-76 micrometers and 29-31 micrometers after 15 pours, while the figures for the other set of mold halves initially were 43-48 micrometers and 30-33 micrometers after 15 pours.
To quantify thickness in both sides of the lamella, the measurements would be carried out with four laser displacement sensor heads installed close to the lamella edges, and with both pairs positioned opposite to each other.
For the first 6 days post-procedural both the treated and control sites were similar with respect to epidermal thickness (figure 2), the depth of necrosis (figure 3), and the thickness of granulation tissue (figure 4).
Axial length and RNFL thickness of each volunteer was calculated using laser interferometer (IOL master) and SD OCT respectively.
The goal of scientists at the University of Arkansas was to evaluate the impact of the thickness of packaging films on the thermal inactivation of Salmonella and L.
Why you should care: These models offer a cost effective alternative to more expensive and complicated models for making instant, accurate digital thickness measurements from one side of a test part.
To speed production, Hytek tried an inspection method in which process operators checked coating thickness themselves.