Definition of Body weight

1. Noun. The weight of a person's body.

Generic synonyms: Weight
Specialized synonyms: Reporting Weight
Attributes: Fat, Lean, Thin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Body Weight

body stocking
body structure
body substance
body suit
body surf
body surface potential mapping
body surfing
body temperature
body temperature changes
body temperatures
body throw
body throws
body type
body waste
body wave
body weight (current term)
body weights and measures
body wrap
body wraps

Literary usage of Body weight

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"240 Thus, if L be 170 cm. and C be 95 cm., the body weight will be 170 X 95 .240 . = 67 kg. If we divide by 200 instead of by 240 we obtain a value in kg. ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1914)
"In some experimental work on rabbits in this laboratory, in which the results were based on the body-weight, it has been found necessary to avoid the error ..."

3. A Study of Metabolism in Severe Diabetes by Francis Gano Benedict, Elliott Proctor Joslin (1912)
"BODY-WEIGHT. Perhaps no one gross observation made during the course of diabetes melli- tus is of greater significance and causes greater alarm, ..."

4. The Rat: Reference Tables and Data for the Albino Rat (Mus Norvegicus by Henry Herbert Donaldson (1915)
"Weight of thyroid on body weight (32). Weight of nitrogen on body weight (33). Second division: Formulas based on age in days body weight on age (34), (35), ..."

5. The Influence of Inanition on Metabolism by Francis Gano Benedict (1907)
"The records of loss in body-weight from day to day are therefore in most ... Moreover, verification of the changes in body-weight was secured in the ..."

6. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1902)
"In any instance where the brain-weight is known, therefore, a division of the brain-weight by body-weight raised to the 0.68 power will give the number ..."

7. The Metabolism and Energy Transformations of Healthy Man During Rest by Francis Gano Benedict, Thorne Martin Carpenter (1910)
"CHANGES IN BODY-WEIGHT. To the layman one of the most obvious indices of the value of a given diet would be the changes in body-weight, for it is commonly ..."

8. Human Vitality and Efficiency Under Prolonged Restricted Diet by Francis Gano Benedict (1919)
"Third, there should be records of the body-weight, with observation of the fluctuations and the causes therefor, recognizing the fact that sharp ..."

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