Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
exogenous obesityObesity caused by overeating (as opposed to endogenous obesity, which is caused by a physical abnormality such as metabolism defects).
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ex·og·e·nous o·be·si·ty(eks-oj'ĕ-nŭs ō-bē'si-tē)
State of overweight caused by overeating.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
Obesity due to an excessive intake of food.
See also: obesity
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners