"Intra-Abdominal Fat" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Fatty tissue inside the ABDOMINAL CAVITY, including visceral fat and retroperitoneal fat. It is the most metabolically active fat in the body and easily accessible for LIPOLYSIS. Increased visceral fat is associated with metabolic complications of OBESITY.
- Intra-Abdominal Fat
- Fats, Intra-Abdominal
- Intra Abdominal Fat
- Intra-Abdominal Fats
- Intra-Abdominal Adipose Tissue
- Adipose Tissue, Intra-Abdominal
- Intra Abdominal Adipose Tissue
- Fat, Intra-Abdominal
- Fat, Intra Abdominal
- Retroperitoneal Fat
- Fat, Retroperitoneal
- Fats, Retroperitoneal
- Retroperitoneal Fats
- Retroperitoneal Adipose Tissue
- Adipose Tissue, Retroperitoneal
- Visceral Fat
- Fat, Visceral
- Fats, Visceral
- Visceral Fats
- Visceral Adipose Tissue
- Adipose Tissue, Visceral
- Abdominal Visceral Fat
- Abdominal Visceral Fats
- Fat, Abdominal Visceral
- Fats, Abdominal Visceral
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Intra-Abdominal Fat".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Intra-Abdominal Fat".
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