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This concept has been deprecated.

deprecated concept > body mass

Preferred term

body mass  

Is replaced by


  • [Henderson's] a measure of the amount of body fat for humans, calculated from the body weight (in kilograms) divided by the height (in metres) squared. “Normal” values for adults range from 18.5 to 24.9, with a value of greater than 30 being clas­sified as clinical obesity.

Broader concept

Entry terms

  • BM
  • bodies mass
  • bodies masses
  • body masses

Scope note

  • MS Academic Keywords


  • 0000-0003-2195-3997


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