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stature

[′stach·ər]
(anthropology)
A measure of the distance from the floor to the vertex of the head, taken either front or back as the subject stands erectly with heels together.
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Long-term mortality after recombinant growth hormone treatment for isolated growth hormone deficiency or childhood short stature: preliminary report of the French SAGhE study.
Short stature is one of the most common complaints that present to pediatric endocrinologists.
Because body height is considered a reliable indicator of childhood living conditions, scholars frequently use stature as an indirect measure of living standards in past populations (Koepke and Baten 2005; Macintosh et al.
The measurement of most of the body parts are related to the stature. It can be estimated from hand, foot or shoe prints left at the scene of crime.
Medical device company NuVasive Inc (Nasdaq:NUVA) disclosed on Wednesday the receipt of 510(k) clearance from the US.Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of its redesigned MAGEC system with its RELINE Small Stature system for the the adult and pediatric deformity markets.
Patients with ring Y chromosome can present a wide spectrum of sex phenotypes, including Turner syndrome, ambiguous genitalia, short stature, infertility because of azoospermia, oligospermia and high gonadotropins.
The Genetics and Neuroendocrinology of Short Stature International Study (GENESIS) followed more than 22,000 children who were treated in 30 countries from 1999 to 2015.
Balanced Reciprocal Translocation t(X;1) in a Girl with Tall Stature and Primary Amenorrhea.
Results: Leading cause of short stature in our population was Growth Hormone (GH) deficiency seen in 48 out of 70 (69%) patients.
The Public Prosecution charged him with deliberate dissemination of false news and spreading tendentious rumours that undermine the prestige of the state and its stature, the Chief Prosecutor said, adding that investigations into the case will continue.
"There's an expectation because of the success we've had right back to the earliest days in our club's history and Ronald Koeman is a man with the pedigree and stature to take that on."
[USPRwire, Fri Sep 25 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Idiopathic Short Stature - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Idiopathic Short Stature's therapeutic pipeline.