# body mass index

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body mass index (plural body mass indices)

1. a statistical measure of the weight of a person scaled according to height, used to estimate if a person is underweight or overweight. BMI units are defined as $\mathrm{kg}/\mathrm{m}^2$$\mathrm{703*lb}/\mathrm{in}^2$.
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