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Table 2 The tongues’ volumes in the SCIII and control groups (total, female and male) in cm3 (average values - mean, standard deviations- SD) and the same values for BMI characteristics for each group

From: Tongue volume in adults with skeletal Class III dentofacial deformities

Group Sex Tongue volume (mean ± SD) BMI (mean ± SD)
  Female 77.4 ± 10.2 21.9 ± 2.7
RIII Male 100.8 ± 12.9 26.3 ± 4.6
  Total 86.1 ± 15.9 23.6 ± 4.1
  Female 67.2 ± 5.6 20.6 ± 1.6
Control Male 92.4 ± 9.8 24.5 ± 2.4
  Total 79.8 ± 15.0 22.5 ± 2.8