the fact or condition of having much or too much fatty tissue in the body; obesity: Adult weight gain and adiposity in early adulthood were associated with marked increases in the risk of major chronic diseases in middle-aged and older men.
degree of fattiness or amount of fat, especially in a particular region of the body: Observational studies have linked higher intakes of whole grains to lower abdominal adiposity.
- Rarely ad·i·po·sis [ad-uh-poh-sis], /ˌæd əˈpoʊ sɪs/, ad·i·pose·ness [ad-uh-pohs-nis] /ˈæd əˌpoʊs nɪs/ .
- hy·per·ad·i·pos·i·ty, noun
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