ponderal index

noun

Medical Definition of ponderal index

: a measure of relative body mass expressed as the ratio of the cube root of body weight to height multiplied by 100

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“Ponderal index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ponderal%20index. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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