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Definition of the noun adiposity
What does adiposity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adiposities
- having the property of containing fat
Alternative definition of the noun adiposity
- obesity; the state of being fat
- the fat in fatty tissue
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Making Sense of Sports (2010)
by Ellis Cashmore, Professor of Culture Media and Sport Ellis Cashmore
Adiposity is the condition of being or tendency to become fat. While Monaghan focuses specifically on men, many other studies have examined the effects of healthism and its equation of weight with sickness on women. The preponderance of ...
Origins and Treatment by George A. Bray
Central adiposity refers to the location of fat in the abdominal area as opposed to hips, thighs, or arms. Metabolic syndrome is a collection of measurements: an enlarged waist, increased blood pressure, abnormal blood lipids (high ...
A Focus on Early Phase Clinical Studies by Andrew J. Krentz, Lutz Heinemann, Marcus Hompesch
From a global public health perspective, excess adiposity is the most common form of acquired insulin resistance. Impaired insulin action is a major modifiable factor in the pathogenesis of glucose intolerance and type 2 diabetes and is closely ...
Cognitive-Behavioral Procedures by Philip C. Kendall
Specifically, childhood adiposity is a risk factor for the development of eating-disordered pathology ( Fairburn, Welch, Doll, Davies, & O'Connor, 1997; Stice & Whitenton, 2002), and binge ...
Life Cycle Nutrition (2009)
An Evidence-based Approach by Sari Edelstein, Judith Sharlin
closely tied to immune function, there are rapid changes in cellular components such as lymphocytes and inflammatory factors such as interleukin-2 and Body Habitus Visceral adiposity is an extremely strong risk factor.
by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina Felice Schor, Richard E. Behrman
Individual adiposity is the result of a complex interplay among genetically determined body habitus, appetite, nutritional intake, physical activity, and energy expenditure. Environmental factors determine levels of available food, preferences for ...
by Wen-Shing Tseng, Jon Streltzer
Central adiposity is an important predictor of resting blood pressure in Hispanic women. In relation to dietary patterns and cardiovascular risk factors, Hispanic adults living in Southwest Detroit were shown to use higher fat salad dressing; eat ...
by Anne McTiernan
Renehan Abstract Increased body adiposity is an established risk factor for cancer development. In a large standardized meta-analysis of prospective observational studies, the author and collaborators quantified the risk associated ...
Science, Issues, and Applications by Barbara A. Brehm
Central adiposity is a key causal factor in the development of insulin resistance, the main feature in the development of cardiometabolic syndrome. For diagnostic purposes, waist circumferences of 40 inches (102 cm) or more in men, and of ...
by Bishara Atiyeh, Mchel Castagliola
Adiposity is an important risk factor for low-grade inflammation  and obesity is a known chronic inflammatory state affecting cytokine and proteinase profiles and characterized by elevated levels of acutephase reactants, cytokines, and cell ...
by James C. Stanley, Frank Veith, Thomas W Wakefield
Subcutaneous adiposity is a normal physiologic response to caloric excess, serving protective functions during times of starvation or stress. However, problems begin to arise when these adipocytes begin to accumulate too much fat . At first ...
by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece
Adiposity rebound and prediction of adult fatness ADIPOs TY REBOUND AND PREDICTION OF ADULT. FATNESS | 53. During growth, weight increases regularly both by age and by height. This mainly reflects an increase in body-size .
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Sports Nutrition (2013)
by Ronald J. Maughan
Inparticular, physicalinactivity without aconcomitant reductionin energy consumptionis strongly associated with increased adiposity. Recently it was reportedthat2 weeks of reduced stepping in healthy men (from ∼10, 000 to 1500 stepsper ...
by Stefan Offermanns
adiposity signals that are proportionate to body fat stores. A key factor of this control system is that energy intake is primarily ...
by Philip Winn
Adipose tissue is what is more commonly known as fat; adiposity is a term indicating fatness. Adipose tissue (which is white— BROWN ADIPOSE TISSUE has a different function) consists of a matrix of CONNECTIVE ...
Encyclopedia of Obesity (2008)
J - Z by Kathleen Keller
and truncal adiposity carry an increased risk for obesity-related complications such as glucose intolerance, hyperinsulinemia and the development of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and some types of cancer.
by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio
Also called “adiposity"; state of malnutrition in which the accumulation of depot fat is so excessive that functions of the body are disturbed. An individual is considered obese when the body weight is 20% or more above the desirable weight ...
BMI correlates well with body adiposity for most people, although the relation breaks down in more muscular and taller people, especially women, and in children. BMI scores predict different percent body adiposity in males and females, ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2009)
by Harvey Marcovitch
Adiposity. see OBESITY. Adjuvant. Any substance given in ...
by Wilhelm Kirch
Adiposity. Synonyms Obesity; Overweight Definition Adiposy is defined as weight more than 20% above what is considered normal according to standard age, height and weight tables. According to individual national studies, the prevalence ...
The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara
Whether the association between PCOS and OSA is independent of visceral adiposity is unclear. OSA treatment with CPAP in women with PCOS has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity and reduce blood pressure. These responses are ...
by Chris Brooker
adiposity abdominal cavity, and around organs. It contains cells that are able to synthesize and store fat, releasing it into blood to be used as an energy source in the fasted state. Brown fat is metabolically more active and is important for the ...
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The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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