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Waist Circumference

"Waist Circumference" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The measurement around the body at the level of the ABDOMEN and just above the hip bone. The measurement is usually taken immediately after exhalation.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Waist Circumference" by people in this website by year, and whether "Waist Circumference" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 86 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2010 and 2013
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