chest circumference

chest circumference

[′chest sər′kəm·frəns]
(anthropology)
The horizontal circumference taken just above the nipples during a period of quiet breathing.
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Materials and Methods: Anthropometric measurements such as chest circumference and chest expansion were taken and function tests were done to all the study participants.
And why do men get to buy ready-made clothing according to inseam length, waist circumference, and chest circumference when they don't even have to worry about the size and shape of their breasts?
The most commonly used body measurements in small ruminants are; head length, head depth, width between shoulders, body length, wither height, sacrum height, chest length, chest circumference, cannon bone circumference and so an (Akcapinar & Ozbeyaz, 1999; Yilmaz et al.
Yakubu (2012) estimated the BW through CART algorithm from nine morphological characteristics (withers height (WH), rump height (RH), body length (BL), face length (FL), rump length (RL), chest circumference (CC), head width (HW), shoulder width (SW) and rump width (RW)) for 492 Uda rams with the predictive accuracy of 61.
Traits included body weight, body length (length between the tip of the beak and that of the tail (without feathers), chest circumference (taken at the tip of the hind breast), shank length (length between the hock joint to the spur) and wingspan (length between tips of right and left wings after both stretched out in full).
As expected, rams had larger size than ewes (averages of body length, wither height, chest circumference, chest depth, and pelvic width were respectively 87.
2004), the chest circumference is a measurement influenced by the muscle and bone structure as well as by fat deposits.
Result refer to presences significant differences of thigh circumference and explained no significant differences were observed among the treatments of chest circumference.
Certain findings in the defective children of group I and II are similar to that in the normal children of same age group like height, weight, anteroposterior dimension, chest circumference, cranial capacity.
Before the onset of hostilities in 1914, Canadian infantry had to be at least 5 feet 4 inches tall, demonstrate an expanded chest circumference of 34 inches, and have no reliance upon either dentures or glasses.
Chest circumference was recorded in the horizontal plane through the fourth sternocostal junction at the end of normal expiration using a standard tape measure made of non irritant, non elastic material.