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An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

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Part Display Name
Body mass index (BMI)
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 体质指数
Synonyms: BMI;体重指数;人体质量指数;身体质量指数
it-IT Italian (Italy) Indice di massa corporea (IMC)
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Индекс массы тела (ИМТ)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) body mass index
Synonyms: BMI