# Corpulence index

**Ponderal indexRohrer's index**

The Corpulence Index (CI) or Ponderal Index (PI) is a measure of leanness (corpulence) of a person calculated as a relationship between mass and height.wikipedia

17 Related Articles

### Body mass index

**BMIbody mass index (BMI)body-mass index**

It is similar to the body mass index, but the mass is normalized with the third power of body height rather than the second power.

In comparison, the Ponderal index is based on the natural scaling of mass with the third power of the height.

### Waist-to-height ratio

**Index of Central Obesitywaist-to-height ratio WHtRWaist-to-stature ratio**

### Dimensional analysis

**dimensiondimensionsdimensionally equivalent**

:with in kilograms and in metres, giving a measure with the same dimensions as density.

### Density

**densemass densitydensities**

:with in kilograms and in metres, giving a measure with the same dimensions as density.

### Pediatrics

**pediatricianpediatricpaediatrics**

Because of this property, it is most commonly used in pediatrics.

### Anthropometric measurement of the developing fetus

**crown-heel length**

(For a baby, one can take crown-heel length for the height.

### International System of Units

**SISI unitsSI unit**

The corpulence index is variously defined (the first definition should be preferred due to the use of SI-units kg and m) as follows:

### Intrauterine growth restriction

**intrauterine growth retardationfetal growth restrictionIUGR**

### Positive and negative predictive values

**positive predictive valuenegative predictive valuepositive**

### Placental insufficiency

**uteroplacental insufficiency**

### CI

**CI (disambiguation)**

### Somatotype and constitutional psychology

**somatotypesomatotypesmesomorphic**

### Classification of obesity

**Body volume indexbody mass indexBVI**

### Medical underwriting

**Healthload the premium or deny coverage prior to contractunderwritten**