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  • bird's
  • The unexpected patterns on a bird's body are often seen as bizarre events that demand little attention. (worldcat.org)
  • If the bird's or butterfly's costume consists of sharply contrasted bold patterns of light and dark, in about equal proportions, its contour will be "broken up" against both light and dark-light failing to show against light, dark against dark. (wikipedia.org)
  • diastolic blood pr
  • However, the relationship between peripheral body fat and blood pressure, after controlling for the level of central body fat, was negligible (r = 0.00 and 0.01 for systolic and diastolic blood pressure, respectively). (ahajournals.org)
  • between body muscle of the patients and diastolic blood pressure (p=0.055). (alliedacademies.org)
  • Significant relationship was found between waist-to-height ratio and systolic and diastolic blood pressures, and between age and diastolic blood pressure, and between body muscle and diastolic blood pressure. (alliedacademies.org)
  • variation
  • This study assessed the presence of body movements that may be common to all western contemporary popular (WCP) singers that may be integral to both the physical production of the sung sound and to acoustic output, in this case sound pressure level variation. (jyu.fi)
  • Interestingly, body mass had only a small effect on variation in Tb and there was no consistent pattern relating ambient temperature to variation in Tb. (up.ac.za)
  • Regional variation in sweating over the body is widely recognised. (springer.com)
  • The present study has provided detailed regional sweat data over the whole body and has demonstrated large intra- and inter-segmental variation and the presence of consistent patterns of regional high versus low sweat rate areas in Caucasians male athletes. (springer.com)
  • They have a medium-sized head in good proportion to their body, with wide variation in shape due to the different conformation of their ancestors. (wikipedia.org)
  • waist
  • This graphic patterned Fitted body shirt is cut from crisp oxford for a slightly tailored waist. (stenstroms.com)
  • This blue Fitted body shirt is cut from soft twofold superior twill for a slightly tailored waist. (stenstroms.com)
  • Eligibility criteria for selecting studies We included randomised controlled trials ≥3 weeks assessing the effect of pasta alone or in the context of low-GI dietary patterns on measures of global (body weight, body mass index (BMI), body fat) and regional (waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD)) adiposity in adults. (bmj.com)
  • Conventional Body Mass Index (BMI) is limited in measuring the weight gain in individuals of all population groups and this gives the need for more reliable anthropometric index such as waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio and waist-to-height ratio to measure body composition. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Waist-to-height, waist-to-hip ratio and Body Mass Index were calculated. (alliedacademies.org)
  • disruption
  • The importance of high-contrast patterns for successful disruption was predicted in general terms by the artist Abbott Thayer in 1909 and explicitly by the zoologist Hugh Cott in 1940. (wikipedia.org)
  • differences
  • Thus, HOM-C-based pattern formation has been conserved in nematodes despite the many differences in morphology and embryology that distinguish them from other phyla. (nih.gov)
  • dietary
  • Observational studies suggest that dietary patterns may impact mental health outcomes, although biologically plausible pathways are yet to be tested. (fabresearch.org)
  • We aimed to elucidate the longitudinal relationship between dietary patterns, adiposity, inflammation and mental health including depressive symptoms in a population-based cohort of adolescents. (fabresearch.org)
  • Structural equation modelling was applied to test our hypothesised models relating dietary patterns, energy intake and adiposity (body mass index) at 14 y to adiposity and the pro-inflammatory adipokine (leptin) and inflammation (high sensitivity C-reactive protein - hs-CRP) at 17 y, and these inflammatory markers to depressive symptoms (Beck Depression Inventory) and Internalising and Externalising Behavioral Problems (Child Behavior Check List Youth Self- Report) at 17 y. (fabresearch.org)
  • We further tested a reverse hypothesis model, with depression at 14 y as a predictor of dietary patterns at the same time-point. (fabresearch.org)
  • A 'Western' dietary pattern associates with an increased risk of mental health problems including depressive symptoms in adolescents, through biologically plausible pathways of adiposity and inflammation, whereas a 'Healthy' dietary pattern appears protective in these pathways. (fabresearch.org)
  • Longitudinal modelling into adulthood is indicated to confirm the complex associations of dietary patterns, adiposity, inflammation and mental health problems, including depressive symptoms. (fabresearch.org)
  • Results We identified no trial comparisons of the effect of pasta alone and 32 trial comparisons (n=2448 participants) of the effect of pasta in the context of low-GI dietary patterns. (bmj.com)
  • 95% CI −0.36 to -0.16 kg/m 2 ) compared with higher-GI dietary patterns. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions Pasta in the context of low-GI dietary patterns does not adversely affect adiposity and even reduces body weight and BMI compared with higher-GI dietary patterns. (bmj.com)
  • The objective of the present study was to describe the food patterns, dietary diversity and body weight changes among adolescents during Ramadan. (springer.com)
  • In this prospective cohort study among schooling Ghanaian adolescents who fast during Ramadan, fasting was characterised by marked changes in usual food patterns, increased dietary diversity and significant body weight loss. (springer.com)
  • alters
  • minute variations of surface structure cause subtle alterations of the overlying hairs which alters the appearance of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • females
  • This design allowed us to study the evolution of body reserves around first parturition and its influence on the future reproductive success of rabbit females. (upv.es)
  • adiposity
  • Heritabilities averaged 0.56 for three body weights, 0.23 for two energy balance characters, 0.48 for three bone characters, 0.35 for four measures of adiposity, and 0.27 for three organ weights, all of which were generally consistent in magnitude with estimates derived in previous studies. (unl.edu)
  • The genetic correlations of adiposity with body weight at 3, 6, and 12 weeks of age (−0.29, −0.22, −0.26) all were negative in sign but not statistically significant. (unl.edu)
  • However
  • I do, however, recommend you keep your child involved in physical activities/sports that require cross-body patterning (side-to-side) activity because it does help the neurological development of your child's brain. (learningabledkids.com)
  • However, the functional organization of the optic lobe and neural control of the various body patterns by the optic lobe are largely unknown. (ndsl.kr)
  • However, most studies only measured a limited number of regions, with the use of differing thermal states across studies making a good meta-analysis to obtain a whole body map problematic. (springer.com)
  • However, transparency is difficult for bodies made of materials that have different refractive indices from seawater. (wikipedia.org)
  • temperature
  • The circadian clock is the internal biological timing system that regulates the daily fluctuations in heartbeat, blood pressure, kidney function, secretion of hormones, body temperature, and sensory perception. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • investigate
  • A study was therefore conducted to investigate regional sweat rates (RSR) and distributions over the whole body in male athletes. (springer.com)
  • segments
  • The body of a crustacean is composed of segments, which are grouped into three regions: the cephalon or head, the thorax, and the pleon or abdomen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus
  • The multiplicity associated with the nature of the neural controls of these components in the cephalopod brain thus reflects the versatility of the individual components during the generation of diverse body patterns. (ndsl.kr)
  • Thus, we investigated patterns of Tb patterns in a homeothermic, free-ranging small mammal, the Damaraland mole-rat (Fukomys damarensis) during both the summer and winter. (up.ac.za)
  • appears
  • so each of those threads in the Microscope appears a large long body, consisting of a multitude of bright reflecting parts. (wikipedia.org)
  • findings
  • These findings suggest that many body pattern components may have multiple motor units in the optic lobe and that these are organized in a mosaic manner. (ndsl.kr)
  • function
  • Investigation of Zic3 function in body patterning will be undertaken via analyses of Zic3 null mutants and transgenic mice over expressing ZIC3 in mesoderm. (labome.ru)
  • These results indicate that the AP torso movement of WCP singers has a function in voice production and that not only body posture but the manner of movement from one body position to another is significant to vocal health and sound production, especially in styles where high sound levels must be achieved and where a high level of body movement is required in performance. (jyu.fi)
  • He draws an analogy with a pickpocket who carefully distracts your attention, arguing that: The function of a disruptive pattern is to prevent, or to delay as long as possible, the first recognition of an object by sight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Obesity
  • In this body of work, Archer argued that accumulative maternal effects via the non-genetic evolution of matrilineal nutrient metabolism is responsible for the increased global prevalence of obesity and diabetes mellitus type 2. (wikipedia.org)
  • responsible
  • Several experiments have been done to disprove this hypothesis and establish that it is actually the gradient of actual Dpp molecules that are responsible for patterning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Size
  • Cuttlefish also have one of the largest brain-to-body size ratios of all invertebrates. (wikipedia.org)
  • weight
  • The certainty of the evidence was graded as moderate for body weight, BMI, WHR and SAD and low for WC and body fat. (bmj.com)
  • Weight (kg), body fat and visceral fat of the participants were measured by Automated Omron device. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The LD50 for subcutaneous injection of A. duboisii venom into mice is 0.044 mg/kg of body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • For example, skunks, salamanders and monarch butterflies all have high-contrast patterns that display their outlines. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • Body fat patterning and blood pressure in children and young adults. (ahajournals.org)
  • The relationship of central body fat (measured by subscapular skinfold) and peripheral body fat (measured by triceps skinfold) to blood pressure was investigated in 3784 subjects aged 5 to 24 years old from the biracial community of Bogalusa, Louisiana. (ahajournals.org)
  • Mean levels of systolic blood pressure from the lowest to the highest quartile of central body fat ranged from 100.4 to 108.9 mm Hg. (ahajournals.org)
  • Blood pressure pattern and body composition of hypertensive outpatients attending University college hospital, Ibadan. (alliedacademies.org)
  • This study evaluates the relationship between blood pressure pattern and body composition of the hypertensive outpatients who were attending University College Hospital, Ibadan, and Oyo State, Nigeria. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The blood is pumped by three separate hearts: two branchial hearts pump blood to the cuttlefish's pair of gills (one heart for each), and the third pumps blood around the rest of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main body cavity is an open circulatory system, where blood is pumped into the haemocoel by a heart located near the dorsum. (wikipedia.org)