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corpulence

[ kawr-pyuh-luhns ]
/ ˈkɔr pyə ləns /
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noun
bulkiness or largeness of body; fatness; portliness.
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Also cor·pu·len·cy [kawr-pyuh-luhn-see] /ˈkɔr pyə lən si/ .

Origin of corpulence

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Latin word corpulentia.See corpulent, -ence
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Medical definitions for corpulence

corpulence
[ kôrpyə-ləns ]

n.
The condition of being excessively fat; obesity.
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