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Descriptor English:   Obesity 
Descriptor Spanish:   Obesidad 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Obesidade 
Tree Number:   C18.654.726.500
Definition English:   A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY). 
Indexing Annotation English:   obese hyperglycemic mice are indexed MICE, OBESE: do not add OBESITY or HYPERGLYCEMIA unless disease particularly discussed; /ther consider also OBESITY MANAGEMENT
See Related English:   Anti-Obesity Agents
Appetite Depressants
Body Weight
Diet, Reducing
Skinfold Thickness
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   9951 
Unique Identifier:   D009765 

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