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Bestowing a word of promise here and a smile there, a whisper on one happy slave and a wave of the hand on another, Monseigneur affably passed through his rooms to the remote region of the Circumference of Truth.
The circumference of Copernicus formed almost a perfect circle, and its steep escarpments were clearly defined.
This seemed rather serious news, for our position on the top of the mountain, which measured a mile and a half in circumference, being an extended one, it was important to us to concentrate our comparatively small defending force as much as possible.
It was then the bad season in Australia, the July of that zone corresponding to our January in Europe, but the sea was beautiful and easily scanned round a vast circumference.
Among the lizard kind was one about nine or ten inches in length, exclusive of the tall, and three inches in circumference.
However, leptin was significantly higher in females and subjects with increased waist circumference.
The study published in the journal BMJ Open claims data included information on the dates of consultations and treatments, while the check-ups included measurements of weight (BMI) and waist circumference, and the results of tests for blood chemistry, urine, and liver function.
11] The midarm circumference reflects the skeletal mass and the mid-arm muscle circumference (MAMC) measures the protein status in the body.
The suggested link between arm circumference, and thus muscle mass, and heart disease survival rates may not be surprising given that exercise has long been noted as a way to stave off or manage the condition.
Waist circumference was measured at the midpoint between the lower margin of the last palpable rib and the top of the iliac crest using a fibreglass tape measure which resists stretching and tearing.
Variables in both cases and controls were correlated with neck circumference and its cut-off values were determined for diagnosing metabolic syndrome.
As clearly stated in the article, neck circumference has been identified to be an important screening tool for overweight and obesity.