HyperDic: body_mass_index

English > 1 sense of the expression body mass index:
NOUNcommunicationbody mass index, BMIa measure of someone's weight in relation to height
English > body mass index: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA measure of someone's weight in relation to height; to calculate one's BMI, multiply one's weight in pounds and divide that by the square of one's height in inches; overweight is a BMI greater than 25; obese is a BMI greater than 30.
SynonymBMI
Broaderindex, index number, indicant, indicatorA number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts
SpanishIMC, índice de masa corporal
CatalanIMC, índex de massa corporal

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