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A woman's dimensions are often expressed by the circumference around the three inflection points.
For example, "36–29–38" in imperial units would mean a 36-inch bust, 29-inch waist and 38-inch hips.
How much the bust or hips inflect inward, towards the waist, determines a woman's structural shape.
As with most physical traits, there is a wide range of normality of female body shapes.
Attention has been focused on the female body as a source of aesthetic pleasure, sexual attraction, fertility, and reproduction in most human societies.
There are, and have been, wide differences in what should be considered an ideal or preferred body shape, both for attractiveness and for health reasons. Female figures are typically narrower at the waist than at the bust and hips.
The women of this body type tend to have a relatively larger rear, thicker thighs, and a small(er) bosom.
In addition a number of national and international clothes sizing standards define body shape coding systems that categorise an individual by the chest to waist and / or hip circumference drop values e.g.