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potbelly

(pŏt′bĕl′ē)
n. pl. potbel·lies
A protruding abdominal region.

pot′bel′lied adj.

potbelly

(pŏt-bĕl-ē)
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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The presence of the potbelly in itself is enough to cause alarm, since a distended abdomen may signal the presence of accumulated blood or body fluid, an enlarged kidney, liver or spleen, or the development of a lethal tumor.
The presence of the potbelly is enough to cause alarm, since a distended abdomen can signal the presence of accumulated blood or body fluid in the animal's gut, an enlarged liver or spleen or the development of a lethal tumor.
An Aspect Ratio presentation of a Potbelly Film production.
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A potbelly is also associated with a greater risk of developing heart disease.
The avocado green of a nurse's stockings, the potbelly and craggy voice of his neighbor, the puffy crabbiness of another middle-aged nurse, the ongoing black-market activities and bribes - all is important, for observing is the only act a patient still controls.
Gramma would have our plates waiting for us on the big, black potbelly stove when we got home.
But within seconds of walking through the door, I had a fire roaring in the ancient Monkey Ward's potbelly over in the corner.
Chinese potbelly pigs, full-grown at 60 pounds, roamed the pig lots of Asian peasants for hundreds of years before recently finding themselves in the carpeted dens of American pet fanciers.
David's experience as the chief executive of optionsXpress, as well as his experience in a variety of senior roles with The Charles Schwab Corporation, Potbelly Sandwich Works and Prism Financial Corporation provide an excellent foundation for leading a complex, highly-regulated company in the financial services industry, such as Enova," added Mr.
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