birth weight

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birth weight

or birth·weight (bûrth′wāt′)
n.
The weight of an infant at birth.
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All in all, HNF4A gene mutation should be considered in differential diagnosis of macrosomic newborns in spite of a negative family history for diabetes or hypoglycemia.
Is routine abdominal ultrasonography necessary in macrosomic newborns with difficult delivery?
The cranial perimeter of macrosomic newborns was significantly higher than that of the control newborns (Table 3).
Serum triglycerides, total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and LDL cholesterol were not significantly different between macrosomic newborns and babies born to control mothers (Table 3).
(10.) Yaakov D, Ohel I, Levy A, Gershon H, Eyal S, Lack of prenatal care: an independent risk factor for perinatal mortality among macrosomic newborns. Arch Gynecol Obstet.
Animal studies also showed that in macrosomic newborns hypertriglyceridemia exists and persists with age and is linked to the development of insulin resistance and hyperlipogenesis at adulthood [37].