adiposity


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ad·i·pose

 (ăd′ə-pōs′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or composed of animal fat; fatty.
n.
The fat found in adipose tissue.

[New Latin adipōsus, from Latin adeps, adip-, fat.]

ad′i·pose′ness, ad′i·pos′i·ty (-pŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

adiposity

(ˌædɪˈpɒsɪtɪ)
n
(Physiology) physiol the quality of being adipose; fatty nature

adiposity

the state of being obese. — adipose, adj.
See also: Body, Human
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adiposity - having the property of containing fatadiposity - having the property of containing fat; "he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity"
fatness, avoirdupois, blubber, fat - excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
Translations

adiposity

[ˌædɪˈpɒsɪtɪ] Nadiposidad f
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Citation: Shah NR, Braverman ER (2012) Measuring Adiposity in Patients: The Utility of Body Mass Index (BMI), Percent Body Fat, and Leptin.
If the new NHANES III analysis is indeed correct and adiposity accentuates the adverse cardiovascular impact of bilateral oophorectomy performed at a young age, then the ongoing obesity epidemic spells trouble for the strategy of prophylactic oophorectomy for the prevention of breast and ovarian cancer.
The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, suggest that variation in responsiveness to internal and external cues could contribute to variation in adiposity, said Jane Wardle, Ph.
The primary hypothesis is that these dietary factors act during early childhood to determine the level of adiposity and regulate the hormonal milieu.
Peripheral adiposity exhibits an independent dominant antiatherogenic effect in elderly women.
Source: FASEB, "Regulation of adiposity by dietary calcium," 12:
Of the 28 obesity interventions with complete data that we analyzed, 13 (46 percent) had a favorable effect on both adiposity and BP and 11 interventions (39 percent) had a significant effect on the reduction of BP, even if they did not affect adiposity," Wang said.
Overall and central adiposity are associated with reduced fecundability in black women," said Lauren Wise, Sc.
Serum inflammatory biomarkers and adiposity were measured at baseline.
The study, titled "Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Adiposity, and All-Cause Mortality in Women," measured body mass index (BMI), body fat percentage, waist-to-hip ratio, waist circumference, waist-to-height ratio and cardiorespiratory fitness in 11,335 women from 1970 to 2005.
Katarina Greer and her colleagues investigated whether central adiposity, hyperinsulinemia, and insulin resistance are independent risk factors for BE.
As much recent research has already indicated, the survey, which was called the International Day for Evaluation of Abdominal Obesity (IDEA) study, indicated that measuring waist circumference was probably an accurate gauge of visceral adiposity and that it was therefore predictive of a person's risk from weight-related conditions.