body-weight ratio

bod·y-weight ra·ti·o

body weight (in grams) divided by stature (in centimeters).

body-weight ratio

a relation expressed by dividing the body weight in grams by the height in centimeters.
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She noted that because they have a relatively high surface-area to body-weight ratio, they are at greater risk for allergic reactions or inflammation from exposure to sunscreen.