head circumference


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head circumference

[′hed sər′kəm·frəns]
(anthropology)
Maximum of three measurements taken above the eyebrows.
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An assortment of customized formulas has been developed for mac rosomia, including one designed for use in diabetes that incorporates AC, head circumference, femur length, and 3D volumes of the thigh and abdomen.
Despite its significance and potential practical utility, little is known concerning the relationship between head circumference and personal stature among adult Sri Lankans, inhabitants of the South Asian country.
van der Linden, a pediatric neurologist at the Association for Assistance of Disabled Children in Recife, Brazil, was the lead author of the first report of 13 infants who had laboratory evidence of congenital Zika infection and normal head circumference at birth but who developed poor head growth and microcephaly later in infancy.
Key words: Fetal biometry, southern punjab, biparietal diameter, head circumference, femur length, abdominal circumference, amniotic fluid index.
Fetal cerebellar diameter in normal gestation is also highly correlated with fetal growth indices, such as biparietal diameter, head circumference and abdominal circumference5.
macrocephaly or microphallus), or because both a physician diagnosis and anthropometric information necessary to accurately categorize head circumference percentile were missing.
Birth weight and head circumference variables were obtained from birth records, and the remaining variables used in our analysis were self-reported.
There were only two significant differences between the four categories: diagnostic certainty was positively associated with reported rashes and with smaller head circumferences before taking gestational age into account," wrote Giovanny V A.
Maternal and gestational ages, gender, route of delivery, indications for cesarean section, birth weight, head circumference, height, placental weight, Apgar scores at 1st and 5th minutes after birth and length of umbilical cord were noted.
Seventy infants had severe microcephaly (Table; Figure 2, panel A) and a mean head circumference of 29 cm.