TITLE

overweight

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p578
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "overweight" is presented. It refers to those weighing more than the recommended weight of a particular height.
ACCESSION #
43999782

 

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