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In medicine, the recommended body weight for good health and maximum life expectancy, usually expressed as a weight range based on height. body build, sex, and age. In insurance tables, it often refers to the average, but not necessarily the most desirable, weight for persons of a given height and sex.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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