upper body fat obesity(redirected from apple pattern obesity)
upper body fat obesityObesity characterised by increased abdomen-to-thigh skin-fold ratio, waist-to-hip circumference ratio, suprailiac-to-thigh skin-fold ratio, waist circumference and thigh skin fold. Increased upper body fat increases womens’ risk for endometrial carcinoma
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upper body fat obesityAndroid obesity, male obesity, 'beer gut' obesity Obesity characterized by ↑ abdomen-to-thigh skin fold ratio, waist-to-hip circumference ratio, suprailiac-to-thigh skin fold ratio, waist circumference, thigh skin fold. See Obesity.
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