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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In addition to BMI, waist circumference (WC) in children and adolescents is correlated with abdominal adiposity and is associated with risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and metabolic disorders (29).
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In experimental studies in rats, several parameters, such as body weight (BW) (12,13), body mass index (14), total body fat (15), fat pad mass (15,16), adiposity index (14,17), the Lee index (18,19), magnetic resonance imaging (20), and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (21), have commonly been used to demonstrate increased adiposity and investigate the mechanisms underlying obesity.
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