skinfold caliper

noun

: a pair of calipers used to form and measure the thickness of skinfolds in order to estimate the amount of body fat
usually used in plural

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“Skinfold caliper.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/skinfold%20caliper. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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