Definition of skin fold in English:

skin fold

Syllabification: skin fold

noun

  • A fold of skin and underlying fat formed by pinching, the thickness of which is a measure of nutritional status.
    More example sentences
    • We measured subscapular and triceps skinfolds by using a Holtain skinfold caliper (Dyfed, UK).
    • Three skinfold thicknesses were measured in all patients according to standard procedures by means of a Lafayette caliper.
    • Some have suggested that the edema reaction, as determined by measuring the double skinfold thickness, provides a ready alternative.

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