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Meaning of "ponderal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PONDERAL

ponderal  [ˈpɒndərəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PONDERAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ponderal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PONDERAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ponderal in the English dictionary

The definition of ponderal in the dictionary is relating to weight.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PONDERAL


agricultural
ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl
architectural
ˌɑːkɪˈtektʃərəl
confederal
kənˈfɛdərəl
cultural
ˈkʌltʃərəl
electoral
ɪˈlɛktərəl
federal
ˈfɛdərəl
funeral
ˈfjuːnərəl
general
ˈdʒɛnərəl
hederal
ˈhɛdərəl
lateral
ˈlætərəl
liberal
ˈlɪbərəl
mineral
ˈmɪnərəl
nonfederal
ˌnɒnˈfɛdərəl
ruderal
ˈruːdərəl
rural
ˈrʊərəl
sideral
ˈsɪdərəl
spiral
ˈspaɪərəl
structural
ˈstrʌktʃərəl
sudoral
ˈsjuːdərəl
temporal
ˈtɛmpərəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PONDERAL

pond scum
pond snail
pond-skater
pondage
ponder
ponderability
ponderable
ponderably
ponderance
ponderancy
ponderate
ponderation
ponderer
ponderingly
ponderment
ponderosa
ponderosity
ponderous
ponderously
ponderousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE PONDERAL

attorney general
bilateral
collateral
director general
director-general
Distrito Federal
ephemeral
falderal
feral
four-star general
in general
inspector general
literal
multilateral
numeral
peripheral
secretary-general
several
unilateral
visceral

Synonyms and antonyms of ponderal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ponderal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PONDERAL

Find out the translation of ponderal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ponderal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ponderal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

出生体重
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ponderal
570 millions of speakers

English

ponderal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ponderal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وزني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ponderal
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ponderal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ponderal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pondérale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ponderal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ponderal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポンデラル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의 ponderal
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ponderal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ponderal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பண்டாரல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Ponderal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ponderal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ponderale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ponderal´a
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ponderal
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ponderal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ponderal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ponderal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ponderal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ponderal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ponderal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PONDERAL»

The term «ponderal» is regularly used and occupies the 86.983 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PONDERAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ponderal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PONDERAL»

Discover the use of ponderal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ponderal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
European Drug Index: European Drug Registrations, Fourth Edition
European Drug Index Ponalar(R) (Goedecke) Filmtabletten: Me- fenaminsäure 500mg (M01AG01) (DE) Ponalide 5mg/2ml sol inj nsfp5,57 mg/2ml etybenzatropine chlorhydrate (N04AC30) (FR) Ponderal(Danval, S.A.) comprimidos: ...
Muller, 1998
2
New Developments in Obesity Research
Galileo Galilei was the first scientist to show that the skeleton of a large animal increases as the third power of its linear dimensions (Loveridge and Noble, 1994 ). This finding is reflected in another important index, the Ponderal Index (also ...
Lawrence F. Ditmier, 2006
3
Insulin Resistance: The Metabolic Syndrome X
correlated with birth weight and with ponderal index (25). These associations were strongest in men who were the highest fertile for BMI. Inverse association between insulin levels and size at birth have also been found in children, although ...
Gerald M. Reaven, Ami Laws, 1999
4
Fetus and Neonate: Physiology and Clinical Applications: ...
Neonatal morphometric measurements used to define IUGR Weight/length Weight/length2 Weight/length3 (ponderal index) Body mass index Mid-arm circumference/head circumference ratio Skinfold thickness (triceps, subscapular)  ...
Mark A. Hanson, John A. D. Spencer, Charles H. Rodeck, 1995
5
El Hambre y la Salud: Serie de Informes Sobre el Hambre en ...
Dos indicadores permiten medir esta meta: • La prevalencia de niños menores de 5 años que presentan insuficiencia ponderal. • El porcentaje de población que se encuentra por debajo del nivel mínimo de consumo energético en la dieta  ...
Programa Mundial de Alimentos, 2008
6
Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Expert Consult - Online and Print
The ponderal index and the MAC/HC ratio provide information on the proportionality of body growth.As such, they potentially allow the estimation of stunting and wasting that has occurred either in utero or postnatally. When measured at birth, ...
Richard A. Polin, William W. Fox, Steven H. Abman, 2011
7
Evidence-Based Cardiology
... up to 3500 1·99 (1·26–3·15) 144/1775 up to 4000 2·08 (1·31–3·31) 123/1558 4000 1·00 21/538 Pfor trend 0.006 Ponderal index (kg/m3) 25 1·66(1·11–2·48) 104/1093 up to 27 1·44 (0·97–2·13) 135/1643 up to 29 1·18 (0·78–1·78) 84/1260 29 ...
Salim Yusuf, John A. Caitns, A. John Camm, 2008
8
Body Composition and Physical Performance: Applications for ...
Girth measures are converted to ponderal equivalent weight values. The matrix of girths can be separated into muscular and nonmuscular components and compared as mass equivalents. In this paper, the PSOm is presented for a world  ...
Bernadette M. Marriott, Judith Grumstrup-Scott, 1992
9
Catalytic Hydrogenation
To describe this factor, the term "ponderal" effect was coined in 1955 (ref. 61) although there has been a recent claim that the term "non—potential energy" effect is preferable (ref. 62). The ponderal factor in substituent effects is considered to ...
L. Cervený, 1986
10
Ultrasound: A Practical Approach to Clinical Problems
In view of these findings, most authors feel that the use of abdominal circumference alone in patients with known menstrual age can be used effectively in place of this ratio.60 In an attempt to develop an in-utero ponderal index for evaluating ...
Edward I. Bluth, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PONDERAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ponderal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Low-glycemic index, high-fiber diet yield similar pregnancy outcomes
Similarly, no differences were found between the groups for birth weight (P = .514), birth weight z score (P = .697), ponderal index (P = .672), ... «Healio, Jul 15»
2
Hyperemesis gravidarum and risk of cancer in offspring, a …
The condition has been associated with both a high ponderal index and high birth weight, suggesting links between childhood testicular cancer ... «BMC Blogs Network, May 15»
3
New study sheds further light on pregnancy risks in women with …
Exposure to AEDs was shown to increase the risk, with the frequency of SGA and low ponderal index highest among infants exposed to the ... «Epilepsy Research UK, Mar 15»
4
Can Metro man Etan really beat Usain Bolt in a race...?
He calculated my reciprocal ponderal index, or RPI, which is height (cm) divided by weight (kg to the power 0.333). If the result is above 45, you ... «Metro, Jun 14»
5
Antibiotics to Boost Undernourished Kids' Weight and Height?
"Our results suggest that the growth promoting effect of antibiotics is more substantial for ponderal growth than for linear growth, and that the ... «Medscape, Apr 14»
6
Ramadan Fasting During Pregnancy Linked to Smaller Offspring
... P=0.003) than those whose mother had not been in utero during Ramadan; their mean ponderal index was 0.52 kg/m3 lower (0.24–0.79, ... «Medscape, Feb 13»
7
Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnancy Linked to Low Birth Weight
Vitamin D levels in early pregnancy are closely related to birth weight, head circumference and ponderal index, but not placental growth, ... «Medscape, Dec 12»
8
The key to world-beating sprint speed? Long, shapely pins, says study
From the athlete's height and weight, researchers were able to calculate their body mass index (BMI) and reciprocal ponderal index (RPI). «Evening Standard, Aug 12»
9
Usain Bolt has the perfect body shape for sprinting success …
Athletes with a leanness ratio, known as a reciprocal ponderal index, of greater than 44 seemed to be the most successful. The findings may ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 12»
10
My boobs are killing me
In comparison, the Ponderal index is based on this natural scaling of mass with the ... (as the BMI does) or cubing the body height (as the Ponderal index does), ... «Essex Echo, Apr 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ponderal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ponderal>. Dec 2019 ».
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