Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Fatness; adiposis.

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  • noun obesity; the state of being fat
  • noun the fat in fatty tissue

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  • noun having the property of containing fat

Etymologies

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adipose +‎ -ity, from Latin adeps ("fat, lard")

Examples

  • But starting at age four to six years, that number of cells begins to increase docs call it adiposity rebound, and the cells accumulated during this period will forever want to be fed.

    You Raising Your Child

  • But starting at age four to six years, that number of cells begins to increase docs call it adiposity rebound, and the cells accumulated during this period will forever want to be fed.

    You Raising Your Child

  • But starting at age four to six years, that number of cells begins to increase docs call it adiposity rebound, and the cells accumulated during this period will forever want to be fed.

    You Raising Your Child

  • But starting at age four to six years, that number of cells begins to increase docs call it adiposity rebound, and the cells accumulated during this period will forever want to be fed.

    You Raising Your Child

  • They found that when the children became overweight having a body mass index, or BMI, at or above the 85th percentile, the amount of fat under their skin and surrounding their major organs, known as adiposity, harmed their health.

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  • OBESITY–Also called adiposity, this is a state of malnutrition in which the accumulation of body fat is so excessive that it negatively impacts a person’s health.

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  • However, only one of the "adiposity" (relating to fat) measurements that the researchers looked at was significant, which suggests that the findings should be treated cautiously.

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  • However, only one of the "adiposity" (relating to fat) measurements that the researchers looked at was significant, which suggests that the findings should be treated cautiously.

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  • 1 Conversely, mounting evidence suggests that excess fat (what scientists call "adiposity") is associated with accelerated aging.

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  • Total body fat was unchanged but there was a marginal (1.1%) reduction in abdominal adiposity with capsaicin.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Spicing Up Weight Loss?

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  • Railroad telegraphers' shorthand for "willing to make advance on terms offered. --1906 US Railway Association Standard Cipher Code.

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