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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.

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