fingerbreadth


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Synonyms for fingerbreadth

the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

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Also assessed were maternal height, abdominal circumference (measured once from the small of the back to include the widest part of the abdomen), and level of the fetal head above the pelvic brim in fifths (from five fifths being the highest to zero fifths being fully descended, using the fingerbreadths method described by Notelowitz).
Two surface EMG electrodes (Shimmer; Dublin, Ireland) were attached two fingerbreadths distal to the lateral epicondyle [36] to monitor ECRB and ECRL muscle activity during wrist extension.
Next, a lateralized Pfannenstiel incision 5-cm in length was made 2 fingerbreadths above the symphysis pubis, and this incision was then deepened through the subcutaneous tissues.
On examination at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a reducible midline incisional hernia was found and the spleen was palpated four fingerbreadths below the left costal margin.
The suture is placed around the sacrospinous ligament approximately two fingerbreadths medial to the ischial spine, with care given to avoid injury to the pudendal neurovascular bundle (Fig.
The entry point of the Steinmann pins is noted to be three to four fingerbreadths anterolateral to the PSIS, along a line drawn between the ASIS and the PSIS.