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body mass index
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Body mass index is a ratio of a person's height to weight: BMI = (705 X weight in pounds)/(height in inches, squared)
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10118
Used For
BMI (body mass index)
Quetelet index
Broader Term
anthropometric measurements
Related Term
body weight
cardiorespiratory fitness
lean body mass
obesity
Spanish
índice de masa corporal
Term Number
10118