Length increment (length incr.) - Dynamic NPU Manual

Length increment (length incr.)


Length incr.

Definition in words

Increase of length of component B in system 1

Definition by equation

Systematic terms

Length increment of component B in system 1

Result type

Rational scale
  • Value sets are positive numerical values
  • Algebraic operations are allowed (a=nb; a≠nb)
Numerical values from 0-∞


µm, mm, m, etc.


Ferard G, Dybkaer R, Fuentes-Arderiu X. Compendium of Terminology and Nomenclature of Properties in Clinical Laboratory Sciences : Recommendations 2016. 1 ed: Royal Society of Chemistry; 2016. 182 p.

Laboratory field


Reproduction and Fertility

Generic abbreviated form NPU01527 CerMu—Spinnbarkeit; length incr. = ? mm
Full form with a result NPU01527 Cervical mucus—Spinnbarkeit; length increment = 6 millimeter
Abbreviated form with a result NPU01527 CerMu—Spinnbarkeit; length incr. = 6 mm
Written expression The length increment of Spinnbarkeit of Mrs. Smith’s cervical mucus is [6] mm.


  • Kind-of-property

    • Nominal kind-of-property

    • Kind-of-quantity

      • Unitary kind-of-quantity

        • Rational unitary kind-of-quantity

          • Length increment


  • Dybkaer R. Concept system on ‘quantity’: formation and terminology. Accredit Qual Assur. 2013;18(3):253-60.
  • Dybkaer R. ISO terminological analysis of the VIM3 concepts ‘quantity’ and ‘kind-of-quantity’. Metrologia. 2010;47(3):127-34.
Date Term Note
1996-01-01 Length increment Term established