Crown-rump length

Crown-rump length

in utero measurement corresponding to the sitting height (crown to rump) of the foetus. Length is considered a more accurate criterion of the age of the foetus than is the weight. The average crown-rump length of the foetus at term is 36 cm.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 1,593 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link