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obesity

[oh-bee-si-tee] /oʊˈbi sɪ ti/
noun
1.
the condition of being very fat or overweight; corpulence:
His obesity puts him at risk for major health problems.
Sometimes, obeseness.
Related forms
antiobesity, adjective, noun, plural antiobesities.
overobesity, noun
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Word Origin and History for overobesity

obesity

n.

1610s, from French obésité and directly from Latin obesitas "fatness, corpulence," from obesus "that has eaten itself fat," past participle of obdere "to eat all over, devour," from ob "over" (see ob-) + edere "eat" (see edible).

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overobesity in Medicine

obesity o·be·si·ty (ō-bē'sĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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overobesity in Science
obesity
  (ō-bē'sĭ-tē)   
The condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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