head length

head length

[′hed ‚leŋkth]
(anthropology)
The distance measured between glabella and opisthocranion, with application of moderate pressure.
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The coefficients for head length (HL) and prepelvic fin length increased substantially in the discriminant function that was restricted to individuals over 150 mm SL, in comparison with the function including specimens of all sizes (Table 2).
The LDAA team of four series lifted off on the windswept Saracens Head length of the canal on Sunday.
Measurements are expressed as percents of standard length (SL), except the head measurements, which are recorded as percents of head length.
The bill length has been nominated as the most appropriate measure to distinguish the sexes of shorebirds; however, other measures such as wing length, head length, tarsus length, and body mass have also been used (Harrington and Morrison 1979, Cartar 1984, Meissner 2005, Wlodarczyk et al.
We recorded biometric data for each turtle captured, including midline carapace length, plastron length, head width, head length, and mass.
Head length was measured from the anterior edge of the frons to the posterior edge of the eye.
The morphological characters that contributed the most to genetic diversity in this study were bottom thickness, bottom fresh mass/head fresh mass ratio, bottom diameter, outer bract length, primary head length, bract base length, plant diameter, leaf length, primary head diameter, bract base thickness and plant height.
The ratios of urogenital papillae, pelvic fin length, pelvic spine length, caudal fin length, pre dorsal length, pre anal length, pre pelvic length, pre pectoral length, caudal peduncle length, body depth, and head length.
Wing chord and head length measurements from September 3, 2009, were used to calculate BCI for all weights.
Models 4150 and 4250 stand-up counterbalanced lift trucks feature greater visibility for the operator; increased maneuverability provided by agile steering, a shorter head length and dual steer tires; and the ComfortStance[TM] suspension to maximize operator comfort.
Shorter strands preferentially drop through earlier along the former head length.