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obesity
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Increase in body weight as the result of an excessive accumulation of fat in the body. Often defined as a Body Mass Index greater than or equal to 30.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/762.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/762
Broader Term
diet-related diseases
overweight
pathological processes and conditions
Narrower Term
childhood obesity
Related Term
adiposity
anti-obesity agents
body fat
body mass index
diet
eating disorders
eating habits
food reinforcement
high fat diet
lipogenesis
malnutrition
metabolic syndrome
obesity-related diseases
obesogenic diet
overnutrition
physical activity
physical fitness
Spanish
obesidad
Term Number
762