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Obesity (Hmdgo)

Definition
A condition where there is excess body weight due to an abnormal accumulation of fat. Defined objectively as a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or more, obesity is associated with markedly increased health risks. (Source: www.lapbandcanada.ca/glossary.asp)
Use For
Overweight persons
Broader Term
Glandular diseases (Hmdg)
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Diabetes (Hmdgd)
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Human body size (Mxbhs)