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"Thinness" 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.

A state of insufficient flesh on the body usually defined as having a body weight less than skeletal and physical standards. Depending on age, sex, and genetic background, a BODY MASS INDEX of less than 18.5 is considered as underweight.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thinness" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thinness" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 289 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2017
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