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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2015 URL: http://libguides.dlsu.edu.ph/Obesity Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Use for:

  • Adiposity
  • Corpulence [Former heading]
  • Fatness
  • Overweight

Broader Terms:

  • Body weight
  • Metabolism--Disorders
  • Nutrition disorders

Related Terms: 

  • Diabetic acidosis
  • Glycosylated hemoglobin

Narrower Terms:

  • Morbid obesity
  • Obese-hyperglycemic syndrome
  • Pickwickian syndrome
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
 

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Obesity

 

Scope Note

Obesity is an abnormal accumulation of body fat, usually 20% or more over an individual’s ideal bodyweight. Obesity is associated with increased risk of illness, disability, and death. The branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of obesity is known as bariatrics.

[Quoted from: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Obesity]

 

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