navel height

navel height

[′nā·vəl ‚hīt]
(anthropology)
The vertical distance, of a standing subject, measured from the center of the navel to the floor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Nancy Mairs contemplates the world from navel height. Suzanne Berger writes of gazing from the floor at a forest of passing legs.