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Ideal Body Weight MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ideal Body Weight
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.600.115.100.160.120.499
E01.370.600.115.450.375.499
E05.041.124.160.750.650
G07.100.100.160.120.499
G07.100.175.313.499
G07.345.249.314.120.650
Unique ID
D056865
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056865
Scope Note
Expected weight of a healthy normal individual based on age, sex, and height. Thus, a malnourished person would weigh less than their ideal body weight.
Entry Term(s)
Ideal Body Mass
Ideal Body Weight Chart
Ideal Body Weight Formula
Normal Body Weight
Previous Indexing
Body Weight (1992-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Ideal Body Weight Preferred
Ideal Body Weight Formula Related
Ideal Body Weight Chart Related
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