metabolic syndrome

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metabolic syndrome

n.
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.
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metabolic syndrome

n
(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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Both sides named strong squads with Haron Shakava and Shafique Batambuze back in the K'Ogalo's defence and they held firm against Bandari's deadly quartet of Wadri Abdalla Hassan, Yemi Mwana and Shaban Kenga until Wadri's interventionist header that means their wait for a record-extending cup win goes on next year.
Known by various names such as the Deadly Quartet, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, hypertriglyceridaemic waist, insulin resistance syndrome, Syndrome W, Syndrome X, and Reaven's Syndrome, the concept describes a constellation of clinical features which increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Watched by an eager Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and President, Zayed University, Colombres was equally dominant in defence, blocking out the deadly quartet of Stuart Wrigley, Edward Morris Lowe, Marco Focaccia and Augustin Lorea representing The Rhinos from the United Kingdom.
With Alan Smith, two-goal hero of this comfortable win, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Louis Saha and the prospect of Rooney, would there be a club with a more exciting and deadly quartet of strikers?