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  • genes
  • This might be related to the pleiotropic effects of the genes responsible for height and/or for higher immune quality. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The aim of studies III-V was to identify genes affecting normal variation in standing body height. (diva-portal.org)
  • This region contains the GPC3 and PHF6 genes that have known connections to syndromes were standing body height is affected. (diva-portal.org)
  • Twins are a valuable source for observation because they allow the study of environmental influence and varying genetic makeup: "identical" or monozygotic (MZ) twins share nearly 100% of their genes, which means that most differences between the twins (such as height, susceptibility to boredom, intelligence, depression, etc.) are due to experiences that one twin has but not the other twin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern twin studies have shown that almost all traits are in part influenced by genetic differences, with some characteristics showing a stronger influence (e.g. height), others an intermediate level (e.g. personality traits) and some more complex heritabilities, with evidence for different genes affecting different aspects of the trait - as in the case of autism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Measurement
  • The construction of the alphabet is the first based on logical measurement called "Punto," which corresponds to the ninth part of the height of the letters or the thickness of the principal stroke. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • This suggests that waist girth is related to body height , a fundamental relationship that has been noted in other ethnic populations though the slope of such a relationship is considerably diminished generally in women compared with men (The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Body height , obesity, and risk of herniated lumbar intervertebral disc. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This study sought to present evidence that short stature is a hemodynamic liability, which could explain in part the inverse relation between body height and cardiovascular risk. (onlinejacc.org)
  • A relation between body height and the risk of cardiovascular disease, specifically coronary heart disease (CHD), was reported as early as 1951 by Gertler et al. (onlinejacc.org)
  • metal
  • The body height of a metal sort is a few points bigger than the actual distance between the ascender and descender lines to allow additional space between the lines of text. (wikipedia.org)
  • instead
  • A "modified" fast pitch is identical to a "windmill" pitch except the arm is not brought over the head in a full windmill motion, but instead is brought behind the body and is then thrust directly forward for the release. (wikipedia.org)
  • Japanese and German standardization bodies instead opted for a metric typographic base measure of exactly 1/4mm or 250 ┬Ám. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • The body height has been reduced by 20mm and the high point of the roof has been moved 170mm forward, ensuring plenty of headroom for front seat passengers while also contributing to excellent aerodynamics and an impressive 0. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • total
  • The indication is a breast weight that exceeds approximately 3% of the total body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • digital
  • In digital typography, the body height refers to the distance between the top of the tallest letterform to the bottom of the lowest one. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • 35) Alvarez and colleagues identified individuals possessing an ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists) score of 1, symptomatic VCF levels confirmed by MRI, and a vertebral body height loss of less than 70% to have improved and more predictable postoperative pain relief. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • another
  • Foramina inside the body of humans and other animals typically allow muscles, nerves, arteries, veins, or other structures to connect one part of the body with another. (wikipedia.org)
  • A meatus is a short canal that opens to another part of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • officers
  • On May 16, 1877, Lt. Gen. Sheridan directed his brother Lt. Col. Michael V. Sheridan to retrieve the bodies of Custer and his officers. (wikipedia.org)
  • On June 20, 1877, About 7 o'clock Company I, Seventh Cavalry (Captain Nowlan), reached the north bank of the Yellowstone, having been detached as the escort of Colonel Sheridan, who was to proceed to the Little Bighorn for the purpose of securing the bodies of the officers who fell in the Custer fight. (wikipedia.org)
  • WEIGHT
  • When getting out of bed, try rolling onto your side first, letting the weight of your feet and legs dangling over the edge of the bed, pull your body into a sitting position. (sciaticnervecure.info)
  • Whereas some take on cardio or weight lifting for a fit body, others embark on the Yoga journey to avail all the opportunities it grants the individual. (superbhub.com)
  • water
  • Designated by the Lindens for 'light use', Openspace regions, as the name suggests, were intended to emphasize open landscapes and water bodies, with little or no homes or other objects. (blogs.com)
  • Thus, engine coolant may be run through a heat exchanger that is cooled by the body of water. (wikipedia.org)
  • edge
  • In October 2005, a new bypass that circumnavigated the eastern edge of Lynchburg and Madison Heights (Amherst County) was completed and Fifth Street (the U.S. 29 Business) was re-designated as State Route 163. (wikipedia.org)
  • forces
  • When we stimulate the development with the intermittent forces, the body begins to self correct. (blogspot.com)
  • Since the outcome of the colonial wars, the collapse of the Soviet empire, and the failure of Western interventions, the tide of history is flowing favorably for indigenous forces able to win control over these normative heights. (modernwriters.org)
  • time
  • A constable delivered the news after some time that a body had been discovered in the vault under New Scotland Yard. (obsidianportal.com)
  • Making up a substantial part of the greater Mesopotamian "cradle of civilization", which included Sumer, the Akkadian Empire, and Babylonia, Assyria was at the height of technological, scientific and cultural achievements for its time. (wikipedia.org)
  • left
  • Obadiah and family, including sons Robert and James, left Canada during the height of the War of 1812 and sought to settle near his brother, Jonathan Griffin, in the present-day town of Orchard Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • loss
  • Raised by her mother, they both harbor a desire for revenge against Tony Stark for the loss of Justin (whose body was encased in ice and lost in space), and see Stark as an obstacle to their success. (wikipedia.org)
  • effect
  • Of course, not, but, now it'll actually allow me to do those things out of pure joy 2 to 4 days a week, when I can fit them in and not have to feel guilty about the effect my career path is having on my body any more. (jonathanfields.com)
  • this absence of effect on theoxidation of the body is not what might have been expected from theexperiments of binz and others on the simpler tissues, for theseshowed that oxidation of all kinds was retarded by quinine. (clubektmportugal.com)