"Obesity, Abdominal" 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.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
- Obesity, Abdominal
- Abdominal Obesities
- Abdominal Obesity
- Obesities, Abdominal
- Central Obesity
- Central Obesities
- Obesities, Central
- Obesity, Central
- Obesity, Visceral
- Obesities, Visceral
- Visceral Obesities
- Visceral Obesity
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Obesity, Abdominal".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Obesity, Abdominal".
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