fingerbreadth

fingerbreadth2016-10-22T14:49:27+00:00

fingerbreadth 

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fingerbreadth

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A clinical ruler consisting of the width of the index finger, which is used to evaluate abnormalities during a physical examination.

As an example, hepatomegaly is measured based on the number of fingerbreadths it extends below the right costal margin.

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