Definitions

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  • adjective medicine Not obese; free of symptoms of obesity

Etymologies

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non- +‎ obese

Examples

  • Liposuction and fat redistribution: Fat removed from the abdomen, hips and thighs by liposuction, a popular cosmetic surgery, accumulates again within a year to the upper abdomen, shoulders and arms of healthy, nonobese women, according to a study in Obesity.

    Finding the Pathways to a Cause of Tinnitus

  • Not being an laryngologist, I can only guess what some of these terms mean (or sound like), but I do find it interesting (and perhaps not totally unexpected) that the vocal characteristics of individuals with obesity are objectively different than the voices of nonobese people.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » The Voice of Obesity

  • Although there was no difference in the mean obstructive apnea/hypopnea index values between the two groups, obese children had significantly shorter sleep latency times (time taken to fall asleep) than the nonobese kids (12 vs. 18 mins).

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Is Sleep Apnea a Significant Problem in Sleepy Kids?

  • Diabetes risk was four times higher in obese adults, regardless of childhood weight, than nonobese adults who were obese or overweight children.

    Losing Baby Fat Lowers Heart Risks Later

  • Similarly, obese women craved high fats more frequently than nonobese women and depression symptoms were intensified with increasing body weights.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Food Cravings, Mood, and Nicotine Addiction

  • Fifty consecutive, nonobese, habitually snoring, otherwise-healthy children (age range: 6-9 years) and 50 age -, gender -, and ethnicity-matched obese children (BMI z score: 1.67) underwent an overnight polysomnographic evaluation, followed by a multiple sleep latency test the following day.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Is Sleep Apnea a Significant Problem in Sleepy Kids?

  • Researchers from the Group Health Cooperative in Seattle found that mood and anxiety disorders, including depression, were about 25 percent more common in obese participants than in their nonobese counterparts.

    The Life You Want

  • Researchers from the Group Health Cooperative in Seattle found that mood and anxiety disorders, including depression, were about 25 percent more common in obese participants than in their nonobese counterparts.

    The Life You Want

  • Researchers from the Group Health Cooperative in Seattle found that mood and anxiety disorders, including depression, were about 25 percent more common in obese participants than in their nonobese counterparts.

    The Life You Want

  • The study found that although annual health-care costs are highest for obese people earlier in life (until age 56 years), and are highest for smokers at older ages, the ultimate lifetime costs are highest for the healthy (nonsmoking, nonobese) people.

    Offshoring Lung Cancer? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

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