forearm length

forearm length

[′fȯr‚ärm ‚leŋkth]
(anthropology)
A measure of the distance from the tip of the elbow to the tip of the middle finger, with the arm flexed at the elbow.
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1 cm; (vii) Forearm length (FAL): FAL is measured using a measuring tape to the nearest 0.
The average forearm length for interior Alaskan bats was 38 mm, similar to conspecifics in Colorado, where the average forearm length was 39.
Both these species have a small dermal ridge on their muzzle and are distinguishable on the basis of forearm length relative to their tail length.
Forearm length and cranial dimensions of this specimen were measured using a mechanical calliper as described in Vallo et al.
sup][18] Our results suggest that the risk of occlusion may be reduced by moving the puncture site proximally or by increasing the length of the sheath according to the forearm length of each patient.
In addition, analysis of variance was performed comparing the wing area and forearm length of these species, along with a post hoc Tukey test.
Forearm length and cranial measurements were obtained using digital calipers accurate to 0.
Many different body parts can be used in the estimation of stature such as long bones, head length, hand & foot dimensions, and their segments, percutaneous length of tibia & ulna, forearm length, etc.
A linear regression between age and weight and between ages and forearm length was achieved using the measurements of the nine offspring.
Weight of empty carcass, warm and cold carcass, chilling loss, warm and cold carcass yield, measurement in cm of carcass, leg and forearm length, cushion thickness of chilled carcass, amount of muscles, bone and fat, determination of longissimus dorsi muscle area and thickness of subcutaneous fat, carcass conformation, physiological maturation and participation of the three main commercial cuts: flank, forequarter, hindquarter were calculated, following Arboitte et al.