Definition of Adiposity

1. Noun. Having the property of containing fat. "He recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity"

Exact synonyms: Adiposeness, Fattiness
Generic synonyms: Avoirdupois, Blubber, Fat, Fatness
Derivative terms: Adipose, Adipose, Fatty



Definition of Adiposity

1. Noun. obesity; the state of being fat ¹

2. Noun. the fat in fatty tissue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adiposity

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Medical Definition of Adiposity

1. 1. Synonym: obesity. 2. Excessive accumulation of lipids in a site or organ. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adiposity

adipose folds of the pleura
adipose fossae
adipose infiltration
adipose tissue
adipose tumor
adipose tumour
adiposeness
adiposes
adiposis
adiposis cerebralis
adiposis dolorosa
adiposis tuberosa simplex
adiposis universalis
adiposities
adiposity (current term)
adiposuria
adipous
adipoyl
adipoyls
adipsia
adipsias
adipsin
adipsous
adipsy
adipyl

Literary usage of Adiposity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1919)
"adiposity AND GENITAL DYSTROPHY. The relations of the genitals to the ... Juvenile cases presenting general adiposity and undeveloped genitals have been of ..."

2. Medical Diagnosis: A Manual of Clinical Methods by John James Graham Brown (1883)
"Where the sexual functions are absent, as in eunuchs and in women after menstruation has ceased, adiposity is common. Sugar is often present in the urine of ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"In all the cases, adiposity was the predominating feature, ranging from simple ... The specificity of the adiposity described with pituitary diseases is not ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"In all the cases, adiposity was the predominating feature, ranging from simple ... The specificity of the adiposity described with pituitary diseases is not ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"Indications of impairment of the posterior lobe include a high tolerance of sugar with resulting though indirect adiposity, polyuria, sexual impairment, ..."

6. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"adiposity and fat distribution measurements were body mass index (kg/m2), ... Smoking history was related to both adiposity and body fat distribution, ..."

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