adiposity


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ad·i·pos·i·ty

(ad-i-pos'i-tē),
1. Synonym(s): obesity
2. Excessive accumulation of lipids in a site or organ.

adiposity

/ad·i·pos·i·ty/ (ad″ĭ-pos´ĭ-te) obesity.
cerebral adiposity  fatness due to cerebral disease, especially of the hypothalamus.

adiposity

(1) The state of containing fat; colloquially, overweight.
(2) Obesity, see there.
(3) Lipomatosis.

ad·i·pos·i·ty

(ad'i-pos'i-tē)
1. Synonym(s): obesity.
2. Excessive accumulation of lipids in a site or organ.

ad·i·pos·i·ty

(ad'i-pos'i-tē)
1. Synonym(s): obesity.
2. Excessive accumulation of lipids in a site or organ.

adiposity

obesity.
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Currently, the body mass index (BMI) is most commonly used to determine adiposity.
Lear, the relationship between excess adiposity and insulin resistance (and its consequences) will vary as a function of ethnicity, generating the need, as stated by Dr.
Because our study utilized BMI as a surrogate measure of adiposity, and because females are known to have a somewhat higher percentage of body fat than males at the same BMI, part of the observed dimorphism may be attributable to the gender differences in body fat content that is not reflected by BMI.
However, neonatal adiposity increased progressively as fasting blood glucose levels rose above 80 mg/dL.
Antisense Reduction of FGFR4 Gene Expression Lowers Body Weight and Adiposity and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Rodents (Oral Presentation) Authors: X.
The findings showed that people in the upper 20% of adiposity in the subscapular region were almost four times more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than were those in the lowest 20%.
We also report here the associations between prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution and neonatal adiposity using triceps and subscapular skinfold thickness.
Luis Serra-Majem and Inmaculada Bautista-Castano of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) conducted a systematic review of the impact of bread consumption on obesity and abdominal adiposity (Br.
BOSTON -- Maternal obesity and increased weight gain during pregnancy are associated with changes to newborns' cardiometabolic markers, and these associations are largely independent of infant adiposity, according to new research findings.
SGLT2 Inhibitor Reduces Visceral Adiposity in T2DM : A new study suggests that empagliflozin may help reduce measures of visceral adiposity through a redistribution of fat to less vulnerable body areas.
In addition to significantly improving LDL and total cholesterol, snacking on almonds instead of muffins also reduced central adiposity (belly fat), a wellestablished heart disease risk factor.
Alterations in gastrointestinal microbiota have been implicated in obesity in mice and humans and is known to influence adiposity and weight gain in the host.