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The portion of the trunk between the ribs and the pelvis.

Origin: A.S. Waext

Waist of the heart, an obsolete term for the middle segment of the cardiac silhouette, on the chest X-ray, containing the pulmonary salient.

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Adiposity and Disease

... are especially problematic. Because the BMI does not take the differences in fat distribution into account, overweight is also evaluated through waist-to-hip ratio (WHR). If this ratio is more than 0.85 with women and more than one with men, you can speak of adiposity. insulin effect on adipocytes ...

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Adiposity and Disease
Replies: 2
Views: 3077

Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... shun it because it is 100%facts-free with a wonderful chery(picked) flavour. Go buy some Cherry Garcia from Ben & Jerry's, i might hurt you waist ine, but will hurt your brain much less.

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by canalon
Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 592019

Shoulder - Questins

... look at my own body I can tell my testosterone levels are not as high as they should be; I have guitar shape: I can close an entire corset on my waist and breath. I heard somewhere that males who tend to have guitar body shapes have low testosterone, so how come my shoulders are so wide? Did ...

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by ilann1
Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Shoulder - Questins
Replies: 2
Views: 2805


... benefits the man for that insurance reason mentioned above. Men prefer certain traits for perfectly logical reasons. Wider hips and a narrow waist are obviously female characteristics, so that tells the guy that that is what he needs to go after. Studies have shown that men prefer increasingly ...

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by Dibear
Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human Polygyny and Female attractiveness
Replies: 4
Views: 9973

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... changed my carb/protein/fat ratio tremendously. I lost 10 pounds in the first two weeks, now it is slower, and I lost almost two inches around my waist and hips. My energy went way up and my cycling performance has improved significantly. I would strongly recommend trying a lower-carb diet. It ...

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by Dibear
Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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