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obesity

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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).

An eating-related disorder in which excess body fat has accumulated to such an extent that health may be negatively affected. It is commonly defined as a body mass index (weight divided by height squared) of 30 kg/m2 or higher.

Synonyms: Obese, Adiposity, Overweight and obesity, Obesity (disorder), Adiposis, Obesity, unspecified, Obesity [Ambiguous], Obesity NOS, Obese (finding)

Term info

ICD9 definition citation

ICD9:278.0, ICD9:278.00

NIFSTD definition citation

NIFSTD:nlx_dys_20090302

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:414916001

bioportal provenance

Obese (finding)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:414915002][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Obesity (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:414916001][accessDate: 05-04-2011], OBESITY NOS[accessedResource: ICD9:278.00][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Obesity, unspecified[accessedResource: ICD9:278.00][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Overweight and obesity[accessedResource: ICD9:278.0][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Adiposis[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:414916001][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Adiposity[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:414916001][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Obese[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:414915002][accessDate: 05-04-2011], 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).[accessedResource: MSH:D009765][accessDate: 05-04-2011], An eating-related disorder in which excess body fat has accumulated to such an extent that health may be negatively affected. It is commonly defined as a body mass index (weight divided by height squared) of 30 kg/m2 or higher.[accessedResource: NIFSTD:nlx_dys_20090302][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

gwas trait

true

term editor

James Malone, Tomasz Adamusiak