Waist

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The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips.wikipedia
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Belly chain

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Jewellery, such as a belly chain, may be worn around either the clothing or anatomical waist.
A belly chain or waist chain are the popular English terms for the Kamarband/Udiyanam, which is a type of body jewelry worn around the waist.

Corset

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Waist reduction or waist training refer to the act of wearing a corset or other constricting garment to reduce or alter the waistline.
For women, this most frequently emphasizes a curvy figure by reducing the waist and thereby exaggerating the bust and hips.

Torso

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On people with slim bodies, the waist is the narrowest part of the torso. It measures the proportion by which fat is distributed around the torso.
Waist

Waist–hip ratio

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A study published in the European Heart Journal April 2007 showed that waist circumference and waist-hip ratio were predictors of cardiovascular events.
The waist-hip ratio or waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is the dimensionless ratio of the circumference of the waist to that of the hips.

Obesity

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The size of a person's waist or waist circumference, indicates abdominal obesity.

Waist-to-height ratio

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Waist-to-height ratio
A person's waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), also called waist-to-stature ratio (WSR), is defined as their waist circumference divided by their height, both measured in the same units.

Waist cincher

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Waist cincher
A waist cincher (sometimes referred to as a waspie) is a belt worn around the waist to make the wearer's waist physically smaller, or to create the illusion of being smaller.

Body modification

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Body modification
Corsetry or tightlacing - binding of the waist and shaping of the torso

Training corset

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Training corset
A training corset may be used for orthopedic reasons (such as to correct a crooked spine) or for cosmetic reasons (to achieve a smaller waistline, commonly called waist training or in more extreme cases tightlacing.)

Alvinolagnia

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Alvinolagnia
Waist

Midriff

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Midriff
Waist

Abdomen

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The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips.

Rib

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Strictly, the waist circumference is measured at a level midway between the lowest rib and the iliac crest.

Iliac crest

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Strictly, the waist circumference is measured at a level midway between the lowest rib and the iliac crest.

Circumference

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The size of a person's waist or waist circumference, indicates abdominal obesity.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) classifies the risk of obesity-related diseases as high if men have a waist circumference greater than 102 cm and women have a waist circumference greater than 88 cm.

Hip

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The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips.

Fat

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It measures the proportion by which fat is distributed around the torso.

Fertility

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Waist–hip ratios of 0.7 for women and 0.9 for men have been shown to correlate strongly with general health and fertility.

Hourglass

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Colloquially this shape is compared to the hourglass shape.

Jewellery

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Jewellery, such as a belly chain, may be worn around either the clothing or anatomical waist.

Rib cage

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The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips.

Girdle

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A girdle may also be used to alter the appearance of the waist.

Belly dance

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Belly dance