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Descriptor English: Body Height
Descriptor Spanish: Estatura
Descriptor estatura corporal
Entry term(s) altura
altura corporal
estatura
longitud vértex-coxis
longitud vértex-rabadilla
Scope note: Distancia desde el vértex a las plantas de los pies, con el cuerpo en postura erecta sobre una superficie plana y totalmente estirado.
Descriptor Portuguese: Estatura
Descriptor French: Taille
Entry term(s): Body Heights
Height, Body
Heights, Body
Tree number(s): E01.370.600.115.100.160.100
E05.041.124.160.500
G07.100.100.160.100
G07.345.249.314.100
SP6.011.042.048.019
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001827
Scope note: The distance from the sole to the crown of the head with body standing on a flat surface and fully extended.
Annotation: human only; for height or length of animals use animal /anat (IM) + BIOMETRY (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
DeCS ID: 1852
Unique ID: D001827
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/01/15
Body Height - Preferred
Concept UI M0002747
Scope note The distance from the sole to the crown of the head with body standing on a flat surface and fully extended.
Preferred term Body Height
Entry term(s) Body Heights
Height, Body
Heights, Body



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