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vertical measurement.

anterior facial height (AFH), in cephalometrics, the linear measurement from the nasion to the menton.

height of contour, the line encircling a tooth or other structure at its greatest bulge or diameter with respect to a selected path of insertion.

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Plants - genetics

... height of 24 cm. When these plants are crossed, the F1 are also 24 cm. However, when the F1 plants are crossed, the F2 plants show a wide range of heights; the majority of F2 are like P1 and F1, but approximately 4 of 1000 are only 12 cm tall and 4 of 1000 are 36 cm tall. What fraction of the F2 ...

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by ashanair70
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Plants - genetics
Replies: 5
Views: 2852

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... of Skyrim. As for some of the things you suggested are the next steps in an evolutionary process (lol): 1) height: chicks dig guys of all heights. Fortunately, because of our brains, we don't have to end up in either gigantism or dwarfism. What chicks dig is confident guys and confidence ...

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by andreassiege
Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 32116

I don't understand fitness landscapes :(

... mutation only gives a small change in fitness. If you look at a whole population of organisms (a whole lot of points on the landscape at various heights) the population will always be pushing upward, as the high points reproduce more and the lower points less. If the population hits a peak, then ...

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by Rap
Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: I don't understand fitness landscapes :(
Replies: 7
Views: 4539

Famous People with Disabilities

... etc. They are in the category of Disabled i.e Blind, Deaf or Dumb, suffering from Disease. But aren't they exceptional in rising to those Great Heights in their fields ? .. What qualities do they attribute ? viz Will Power, Determination etc http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disability My Opinion ...

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by prashantakerkar
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Famous People with Disabilities
Replies: 5
Views: 3307

How would nonprimate people's lifespans differ from humans'?

... the same goals (as they should), but I don't know if you're letting people actually play these strange races. I imagine they would be different heights; it has been typical in fantasy that shorter humanoid races have shorter lifespans, and i think that has usually been perscribed to metabolism. ...

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by Eous
Mon May 24, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How would nonprimate people's lifespans differ from humans'?
Replies: 8
Views: 4973
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