upper-arm circumference

upper-arm circumference

[¦əp·ər ¦ärm sər′kəm·frəns]
(anthropology)
A measure of the horizontal circumference at the largest part of the biceps muscle.
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The doctors weigh children, measure their upper-arm circumference and check their feet for water retention that can be a sign of acute malnutrition.