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Abdominal Obesity

Reference work entry

Synonyms

Abdominal Adiposity; Central Obesity

Definition

Describes deposits of body fat or adipose tissue around the abdomen and/or upper body. It is defined via measurement of waist circumference.

Keywords

Public Health Adipose Tissue Waist Circumference Social Policy Abdominal Obesity 
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