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Vocabulary Term Details

Weight gain

Definition (

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be either an increase in muscle mass, fat deposits, or excess fluids such as water. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Biological phenomena
N/AAnimal performance
Body weight
Growth rate

This term is used for the following terms: 
Liveweight gain

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