skelic index

noun
\ ˈskelik- \

Definition of skelic index

: an anthropometric index consisting of the ratio of the length of the leg to the length of the trunk multiplied by 100

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History and Etymology for skelic index

skelic from Greek skelos leg + English -ic

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“Skelic index.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skelic%20index. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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