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n. pl. potbel·lies
A protruding abdominal region.
Slang term for the selective deposition of adipose tissue in the abdominal subcutaneous tissue. It is seen, e.g., in patients with the metabolic syndrome (syndrome X).
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So far, I've not noticed much of a market for potbellies
If more extensive research verifies syndrome X, clinicians of the future might screen patients for insulinresistance by monitoring blood insulin levels or by looking for potbellies
, Reaven and McKeigue say.
The Arabian Potbellies
claimed the wooden spoon after losing all their games.
Has anyone every tried selecting the leaner of the potbellies
to get "some" of the fat off?