Definitions

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  • n. A condition marked by the accumulation of adipose (fatty) tissue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. General corpulency. The accumulation of fat in or upon a single organ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of excessive fatness

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Examples

  • A lot of people are adiposis because they're heavy noshers and eat far overmuch than they realise.

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  • Nevertheless, this is only true if your body is of the right body type (body condition) and if you really are adiposis then trust me, it is not.

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  • Dercum of Philadelphia has described a variety of obesity which he has called "adiposis dolorosa," in which there is an enormous growth of fat, sometimes limited, sometimes spread all over the body, this condition differing from that of general lipomatosis in its rarity, in the mental symptoms, in the headache, and the generally painful condition complained of.

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  • Dear Annie - I have a rare condition called Dercum's disease (adiposis dolorosa).

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  • which he has called ` ` adiposis dolorosa, '' in which there is an enormous growth of fat, sometimes limited, sometimes spread all over the body, this condition differing from that of general lipomatosis in its rarity, in the mental symptoms, in the headache, and the generally painful condition complained of.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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