Somatoscopic traits of human

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adipose tissue layout - ventral body arch

The ventral body arch is evaluated from the right lateral view of the human body. An imaginary line leading through abdominal part of torso protruding the most in the ventral direction both in men and women is followed. The trait is divided into five categories covering the development of this trait: 1. sinking, 2. straight , 3. slightly protruding, 4. moderately protruding, 5. strongly protruding.


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females
1 1% 1% 1%
2 22% 23% 22%
3 32% 33% 33%
4 25% 24% 27% 5 20% 20% 20%
sinking straight slightly protruding protruding strongly protruding
sinking straight slightly protruding protruding strongly protruding
show as shaded frontal view show as contours show as 3D
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