TITLE

length

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1221
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "length" is presented. It refers to the measurement of the distance between two points. For example, the basialeolar length is the distance from the basion of the foramen magnum of the skull to the intermaxillary suture of the jaw. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21233952

 

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