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Obesity, Abdominal

"Obesity, Abdominal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Obesity, Abdominal" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Obesity, Abdominal" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2017 and 2020
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