Skip to Content

Florschütz formula

Pronunciation: flor'shets

Definition: an obsolete means of determining the appropriate relationship between height and abdominal circumference: L : (2B - L), L representing the individual's height and B the circumference of the abdomen; the normal value so determined would be 5, and any below that would indicate obesity.

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide