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  1. Gestational age is the age of an embryo or fetus (or newborn infant).
  2. Gestational age (as well as fertilization age) is sometimes used postnatally (after birth) to estimate various risk factors. (Web site)
  3. Large for gestational age (LGA) is a term used to describe babies who are born weighing more than the usual amount for the number of weeks of pregnancy.


  1. The birthweight must be compared to the gestational age. (Web site)


  1. For example, in children born small for gestational age who remain short after birth, the bone age is a poor predictor of adult height.

Accurate Measurement

  1. Alexander GR: The accurate measurement of gestational age–a critical step toward improving fetal death reporting and perinatal health.


  1. They were divided into those born appropriate for gestational age (AGA) and SGA, with or without intrauterine growth restriction. (Web site)


  1. The groups were similar with respect to age, gravidity, number of previous pregnancy losses, and gestational age at the initiation of treatment. (Web site)
  2. Adrenarche, pubertal development, age at menarche and final height of full-term, born small for gestational age (SGA) girls. (Web site)

Ossification Centers

  1. The sternal length, as well as the number of ossification centers at each gestational age, were recorded. (Web site)


  1. In humans, when embryogenesis finishes, by the end of the 10th week of gestational age, the precursors of all the major organs of the body have been created.


  1. For information on gestational age in non-human animals, see gestation. (Web site)


  1. Treatment of invasive cervical cancer during pregnancy depends on the stage of the cancer and gestational age at diagnosis. (Web site)
  2. In humans, the length of pregnancy, or gestational age, is the time measured from the first day of the woman's last menstrual cycle to the current date. (Web site)


  1. Changes by weeks of gestational age See also: embryo and Human embryogenesis A 10mm embryo from an ectopic pregnancy, still in the oviduct.
  2. From 8 weeks 3 days to 10 weeks 4 days of gestational age, all embryos have herniation of the midgut, most distinctive during weeks 9 and 10. (Web site)
  3. Mean gestational age at entry was 30 weeks. (Web site)


  1. Infants born before 32 weeks and infants that are small for their gestational age are at high risk of developing infections while in hospital. (Web site)


  1. FIGURE 1 A, Gestational age, weight, and OFC at birth and at baseline for the 2 intervention groups. (Web site)
  2. Antithrombin levels depend on the gestational age of the newborn, and they rise to approximately 60% of that of adult levels 1 month after birth. (Web site)
  3. Patent ductus arteriosus symptoms vary with the size of the defect and the gestational age of the infant at birth. (Web site)


  1. Sonographic identification and measurement of the epiphyseal ossification centers as markers of fetal gestational age.
  2. Prenatal exposure can cause disease ranging from fetal loss to delivery of apparently healthy puppies, depending on gestational age when infection occurs. (Web site)

Nasal Bone

  1. Nasal bone length measurement increased as a function of gestational age (P < 0.05) showing a linear relationship. (Web site)


  1. In contrast, Uhthoff65 found well-formed iliolumbar ligaments with an anterior and posterior band in fetuses over 11 weeks of gestational age. (Web site)


  1. In humans, it is called an embryo from the moment of fertilisation until the end of the 8th week of gestational age, whereafter it is instead called a fetus.
  2. While many factors will affect this decision, a primary factor is the gestational age of the fetus. (Web site)
  3. Figure 7. Transverse MR image shows global dilatation of the lateral ventricles in fetus at 19 weeks of gestational age. (Web site)


  1. One third of babies born with a low birth weight are also small for gestational age. (Web site)

Birth Weight

  1. Small for gestational age (SGA) babies are those whose birth weight lies below the 10th percentile for that gestational age. (Web site)
  2. Large for gestational age (LGA) babies are those whose birth weight lies above the 90th percentile for that gestational age. (Web site)
  3. Neither Hct 1 nor Hct 2 correlated with birth weight, gestational age, total blood solutes, or reticulocyte counts at birth in either group. (Web site)

Gestational Age

  1. In control group, placebo starch is given prenatally from gestational age of 24 weeks for mothers to delivery and 6 months postnatally for infants. (Web site)
  2. In study group, Lactobacillus GG is given prenatally from gestational age of 24 weeks to delivery for mothers and 6 months postnatally for infants. (Web site)
  3. Administration of atenolol, starting in the second trimester of pregnancy, has been associated with the birth of infants that are small for gestational age. (Web site)


  1. Birth Weight
  2. Nature > Life > Animals > Fetus
  3. Nasal Bone
  4. Babies
  5. Time > Day > Night > Weeks
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