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Thinness MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Thinness
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.144.828
G07.100.100.160.120.828
Unique ID
D013851
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013851
Scope Note
A state of insufficient flesh on the body usually defined as having a body weight less than skeletal and physical standards. Depending on age, sex, and genetic background, a BODY MASS INDEX of less than 18.5 is considered as underweight.
Entry Term(s)
Leanness
Underweight
See Also
Emaciation
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Thinness Preferred
Underweight Related
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