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.
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adiposity

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

the state of being obese. — adipose, adj.
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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"
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Translations

adiposity

[ˌædɪˈpɒsɪtɪ] Nadiposidad f
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(5.) Weiss E: Cerebral adiposity with nerve deafness, mental deficiency and genital dystrophy: Variant of the Laurence-Biedl syndrome.