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Synonyms for diameter

the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

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When the postoperative ultrasound did not demonstrate a significant improvement defined as [greater than or equal to]50% reduction of renal pelvis anteroposterior diameter, a MAG-3 lasix renogram was done.
A total of 308 kidneys had been identified on prenatal ultrasound as showing mild hydronephrosis, defined as a renal pelvic anteroposterior diameter of 515 mm.
Gross evaluation indicated that the right eye had an anteroposterior diameter of 19 mm.
The skin-traction method increases the cross-sectional area of the internal jugular vein by increasing its anteroposterior diameter.
The left ventricular diameters, left ventricular ejection fraction and left atrial anteroposterior diameter were also determined from M-mode traces that had been recorded from the parasternal long axis view, according to established standards (25).
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