metabolic syndrome

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Related to Metabolic syndrome X: Metabolic disease, Dysmetabolic syndrome

metabolic syndrome

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A combination of metabolic abnormalities that sometimes accompany abdominal obesity, such as insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, elevated fasting blood levels of glucose, and elevated blood pressure, and are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

metabolic syndrome

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(Medicine) a condition associated with obesity including symptoms such as glucose intolerance, insulin resistance, and raised blood pressure, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
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Liver pathology and the metabolic syndrome X in severe obesity.
A Syndrome X is another name for metabolic syndrome (also sometimes called "metabolic syndrome X").