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o·bese(ō-bēs'), Negative or pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
obeseadjective Characterised by obesity; excessively fat, typically referring to a person with a BMI of 30+.
obeseadjective Characterized by obesity, see there; excessively fat.
obesean adult who is more than 20% heavier than their height related ideal weight, with a body mass index of >25 and/or having a waist measurement of >1m; obesity correlates with risk of heart disease, hypertension, respiratory distress, type 2 diabetes mellitus, osteoarthritis and plantar fasciitis, see body: mass index
morbidly obese; morbid obesity an adult with BMI >30
Patient discussion about obese
Q. What Are the Complications of Obesity? Why is obesity so dangerous? What are the possible complications of being obese?
Q. What Are the Surgical Options for Treating Obesity? I would like to find out more about the surgery that is performed on obese people for weight reduction. What surgical options are available?
Q. Is obesity a risk factor for Dementia?