Pignet index

noun

Pi·​gnet index pēn-ˈyā- How to pronounce Pignet index (audio)
: a measure of the type of body build obtained by subtracting the sum of the weight in kilograms and the chest circumference in centimeters from the height in centimeters

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“Pignet index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pignet%20index. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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