Medical Dictionary

skinfold

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noun, often attributive skin·fold \ˈskin-ˌfōld\

Medical Definition of skinfold

  1. :  a fold of skin formed by pinching or compressing the skin and subcutaneous layers especially in order to estimate the amount of body fat


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