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(1) Causing obesity.
(2) Conducive to obesity.
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obesogenic(ŏ-bēs″ŏ-jen′ik) [ obes(ity) + -genic]
Tending to promote or contribute to obesity. It is said of unhealthy, calorie-rich diets and sedentary behavior.obesogenicity (-jĕ-nis′ĭt-ē)
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obesogenicAnything that promotes obesity. Possible obesogenic factors include excessive food intake, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep, antipsychotic drugs, late pregnancy and some environmental pollutants.
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