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overweight
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Weight in excess of the body weight required to maintain overall health. Often defined as a Body Mass Index greater or equal to 25 but less than 30.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18372.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18372
Broader Term
body weight
Narrower Term
obesity
Related Term
malnutrition
Spanish
sobrepeso
Term Number
18372