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o·be·si·ty

 (ō-bē′sĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obesity - more than average fatnessobesity - more than average fatness    
fatness, avoirdupois, blubber, fat - excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
adiposis, corpulence, overweight, stoutness - the property of excessive fatness
exogenous obesity - obesity caused by overeating
embonpoint, plumpness, roundness - the bodily property of being well rounded

obesity

noun fatness, flab, heaviness, a weight problem, grossness, corpulence, beef (informal), embonpoint (French), rotundity, fleshiness, stoutness, portliness, bulkiness, podginess, tubbiness Excessive consumption of sugar and fat leads to obesity.
thinness, leanness, slenderness, emaciation, skinniness, gauntness
Translations
سِمْنَه
obezitaotylost
fedmeovervægt
liikalihavuus
gojaznostpretilost
hájasság
offita
obesitas
şişmanlık

obesity

ʊˈbiːsɪtɪ] Nobesidad f

obesity

ʊˈbiːsəti] nobésité f

obesity

[əʊˈbiːsɪtɪ] n (frm) → obesità

obese

(əˈbiːs) adjective
(of people) very fat.
oˈbesity noun
Obesity is a danger to health.

o·be·si·ty

[MIM*601665]
n. obesidad, peso excesivo del cuerpo con masa corporal de 30 a 40;
alimentary ______ alimentaria;
endogenous ______ endógena;
exogenous ______ exógena.

obesity

n obesidad f; central — obesidad central; morbid — obesidad mórbida
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Beside this, obesity is also assessed by measurement of waist and hip circumferences (WaC, HC) and calculation of waist to hip ratio (WHR).3,4 Abdominal obesity has much more health risk according to the fat excess in other regions of the body.
The results, published in the Scientific Reports journal, demonstrated that heavy screen time is associated with both overweight and abdominal obesity. There was no variance in the findings by age, gender, native language, sleep duration and exercise during free time.
The results of the study demonstrated that heavy screen time is associated with both overweight and abdominal obesity. There was no variance in the findings by age, gender, native language, sleep duration and exercise during free time.
WC and WHR, both of which are used as indicators of abdominal obesity, seem to measure different aspects of the human body: WC reflects mainly the degree of overweight, whereas WHR does not.
Prevalence of generalized and abdominal obesity in urban and rural India-the ICMR-INDIAB study (Phase-I) [ICMR- NDIAB-3].
In a major national study, inactivity was more closely linked to weight gain and abdominal obesity than caloric intake.
The other important risk-factor combinations were HTN plus dyslipidemia, HTN plus obesity, HTN plus abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia plus obesity, dyslipidemia plus abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia plus smoking, dyslipidemia plus DM, low physical activity plus obesity, DM plus low physical activity, DM plus HTN plus dyslipidemia, DM plus HTN plus abdominal obesity, and DM plus dyslipidemia plus obesity.
This study observed this research opportunity by looking at the prevalence of abdominal obesity and its correlates among adults in Dodoma Region, Central Tanzania.
For frequency estimation of general and abdominal obesity, study subjects were grouped on the basis of BMI and WC using international criterion.16
MetS is a complex disorder that includes abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension (2).
Metabolic syndrome is a condition marked by a range of symptoms linked to diabetes and heart disease, including abdominal obesity, high blood sugar levels and high blood pressure.
Drinking too much brew can lead not only to the infamous 'beer belly,' or the much less desired abdominal obesity.