Pignet index

noun
Pi·​gnet index | \ pēn-ˈyā- How to pronounce Pignet index (audio) \

Medical Definition of Pignet index

: 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 16 Jun. 2021.

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