Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈhīt, ˈhītth\

Medical Definition of HEIGHT

:  the distance from the bottom to the top of something standing upright; especially :  the distance from the lowest to the highest point of an animal body especially of a human being in a natural standing position or from the lowest point to an arbitrarily chosen upper point <a man six feet in height> <a dog two feet in height at the shoulder>
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