hand length

hand length

[′hand ‚leŋkth]
(anthropology)
The distance measured from the end of the small wrist bone at the base of the thumb to the tip of the middle finger of the right hand, palm turned up, with the fingers extended and together.
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Pedipalpal trochanter 2.73 (1.23/0.45), femur 5.20 (2.29/0.44), patella 4.30 (2.28/0.53), chela (with pedicel) 4.75 (3.75/0.79), chela (without pedicel) 4.24 (3.35/0.79), hand length (without pedicel) 1.41, movable finger length 1.94 (1.38 times longer than hand without pedicel).
Results shown in Tables 5 and 6 confirm that there is no big difference between the mean arithmetic values of body ratios [h.sub.r]/h (ratio of arm length and body height), [h.sub.ndl]/h (ratio of length of upper arm and body height), [h.sub.pdl]/h (ratio of length of forearm and body height) and [h.sub.[??]]/h (ratio of hand length and body height) depending on gender (male and female students), age (three age groups of male tram drivers) and occupation (students and tram drivers).
A study of correlations and estimation of stature from hand length, hand breadth and sole length.
[7] carried out a study to compare handgrip strength among 100 laborers and sedentary females and reported higher height, weight, body mass index (BMI), hand length, hand breadth and handgrip strength in the dominant hand of sedentary females compared to active laborers.
Table 4 shows that Pakistani under-19 cricketers were significantly lengthier in the measurements of sitting height than Malaysian under-19 cricketers t = 2.578, P <.013, in the arm span t = 2.528, P <.015, in the total arm length t = 5.366, P <.000, upper arm length t = 2.932, P <.005, forearm length t = 5.068, P <.000, hand length t = 3.987, P <.000, lower leg length t = 2.989, P <.005.
The external body measurements snout to vent length (SVL), snout length (SL), eye diameter (ED), horizontal tympanum diameter (HTYD), vertical tympanum diameter (VTYD), head length (HL), hand length (HAL) and foot length (FL) were taken by using vernier caliper and scale for amphibians according to Chanda (1994).
Size Xxl Shirt Length 30 Inches , Hand Length 24 Inches, Shoulder 27 Inches, Pany Height 40 Inches Hip 26 Inches, Hip Elagnation 48 Inches.
Activities involve determining anatomical directions and planes, predicting stature using hand length, and identifying sexual dimorphism.
Materials and Methods: Measurements of body weight, stature, foot length and breadth as well as hand length and breadth were taken from 400 randomly selected students in Al Baha University aged 19-22 years (290 male and 110 female).
[8] Hand length is defined as the direct linear distance between the distal wrist crease and the distal end of the most anterior projecting point (tip Of middle finger) [9,10].
* Forearm hand length (cm)-[25] Distance from tip of elbow to tip of longest finger, subject sitting erect, upper arm vertical at side, forearm, hand and fingers extended horizontally.