Obese

Describes someone who is excessively fat. The term is usually used to describe people who are over 20% heavier than the recommended weight for their height/build.
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Obese

(Obesity) 'Obese' means more than about 25% overweight. It is measured by comparing your weight with your height to get your body mass index (BMI). Obesity is a risk factor for a number of different diseases, including some cancers.
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Obese

Someone with excessive fat stores in the body; a risk to health
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Obese

Having excessive fat in the body and having a Body Mass Index of 30. The body Mass Index is the figure reached at when the weight in kilograms is divided by height in meters squared
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Obese

Obese: Well above ones normal weight. A person has traditionally been considered to be obese if they are more than 20 percent over their ideal weight. That ideal weight must take into account the person's height, age, sex, and build. Obesity has been more precisely defined by the National Institutes of Health (the NIH) as a BMI of 30 and above. (A
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Obese

O·bese' adjective [ Latin obesus eaten away, lean; also, that has eaten itself fat, fat, stout, past participle of obedere to devour; ob (see Ob- ) + edere to eat. See Eat .] Excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy.
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obese

Excessively fat. ... Synonym: corpulent. ... Origin: L. Obesus, fat, partic. Adj., fr. Ob-edo, pp. -esus, to eat away, devour ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Obese

• (a.) Excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy.
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obese

obese Excessively fat.
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Obese

Having an abnormally high, unhealthy amount of body fat. Having a BMI of 30 or greater is classified as obese. Pregnant women that are obese are more likely to experience complications during pregnancy, labor and recovery.
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obese

Type: Term Pronunciation: ō-bēs′ Definitions: 1. Excessively fat. Synonyms: corpulent
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Obese

Well above ones normal weight. A definition of obesity means a person is more than 20 percent over their ideal weight, or a BMI over 30. That ideal weight must take into account the person's height, age, sex, and build.
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obese

(o-bes;) Excessively fat.
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obese

(o-bes;) Excessively fat.
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Obese

Well above ones normal weight. A definition of obesity means a person is more than 20 percent over their ideal weight, or a BMI over 30. That ideal weight must take into account the person's height, age, sex, and build.
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obese

Having an abnormally high, unhealthy amount of body fat.
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Obese

Well above ones normal weight. A definition of obesity means a person is more than 20 percent over their ideal weight, or a BMI over 30. That ideal weight must take into account the person's height, age, sex, and build.
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