adiposity
noun see adipose

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • adiposity — [ad΄ə päs′ə tē] n. 1. the state of being fat; obesity 2. a tendency to become obese * * * See adiposeness. * * * …   Universalium

  • adiposity — [ad΄ə päs′ə tē] n. 1. the state of being fat; obesity 2. a tendency to become obese …   English World dictionary

  • Adiposity — Adiposeness Ad i*pose ness, Adiposity Ad i*pos i*ty, n. The state of being fat; fatness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adiposity — adipose ► ADJECTIVE technical ▪ denoting body tissue used for the storage of fat. DERIVATIVES adiposity noun. ORIGIN Latin adiposus, from adeps fat …   English terms dictionary

  • adiposity — noun having the property of containing fat he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity • Syn: ↑adiposeness, ↑fattiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fatty (for: ↑fattiness), ↑adipose …   Useful english dictionary

  • adiposity — noun a) obesity; the state of being fat b) the fat in fatty tissue See Also: adipic, adiposeness …   Wiktionary

  • adiposity — 1. SYN: obesity. 2. Excessive accumulation of lipids in a site or organ. * * * ad·i·pos·i·ty .ad ə päs ət ē n, pl ties the quality or state of being fat: OBESITY * * * ad·i·pos·i·ty (ad″ĭ posґĭ te) obesity …   Medical dictionary

  • adiposity — n. fatness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adiposity — ad·i·pos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • adiposity rebound — an increase in body mass index that normally occurs at about age six following a steady decline during early childhood …   Medical dictionary

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