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body mass index

n :  a measure of body fat that is the ratio of the weight of the body in kilograms to the square of its height in meters <a body mass index that exceeds a value of 28 for a man and 27 for a woman is often used as an indication of obesity>  - abbr. BMI - called also Quetelet index  .

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