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change in body weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0002216)
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absolute change in body weight 
body weight gain +   
body weight loss +   
change in body weight to body weight ratio +   
A calculated measurement in which the difference in the weight of the body of an organism between two time points or two conditions is divided by the total weight of the body of the organism, and presented as a ratio, fraction, quotient or percentage.

Exact Synonyms: ratio of change in body weight to total body weight
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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