sternum height

sternum height

[′stər·nəm ′hīt]
(anthropology)
Vertical distance taken from the lower tip of the sternum to the floor as the subject stands.
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The body weight (BW), body length (BL), height at withers (HAW), rump height (RH), rump length (RL), rump width (RW), chest depth (CD), heart girth (HG), paunch girth (PG), cannon bone length (CL), cannon bone circumference (CC), sacral pelvic width (SPW), shoulder width (SW) and sternum height (SH) were estimated to be 24.
body weight (BW), body length (BL), height at withers (HAW), rump height (RH), rump width (RW), rump length (RL), heart girth (HG), sternum height (SH), chest depth (CD), paunch girth (PG), cannon bone length (CL), cannon bone circumference (CC), sacral pelvic width (SPW), and shoulder width (SW) were recorded.
Pectoral index (PI) = [(Height at withers + Rump height)/2]/ Sternum height