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Thinness

A state of insufficient flesh on the body usually defined as having a body weight less than skeletal and physical standards. Depending on age, sex, and genetic background, a BODY MASS INDEX of less than 18.5 is considered as underweight.

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Tree Number(s): C23.888.144.828, E01.370.600.115.100.160.120.828, G07.100.100.160.120.828

MeSH Unique ID: D013851

Entry Terms:

  • Leanness
  • Underweight

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