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obesity (s) (noun), obesities (pl)
An increase in body weight beyond the limitation of skeletal and physical requirements, as the result of an excessive accumulation of fat in the body: Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to such an extent that it may have a negative effect on one's health.

Obesity is a term used to describe body weight that is much greater than what is considered healthy.

Obesity increases the possibility of various diseases; especially, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis. or joint disease.

The term obesity is usually not employed unless the individual is from 20% to 30% over average weight for his/her age; sex, and height.

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is thought to be overweight and obesity can cause medical complications that may lead to hospitalization for type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and asthma.

Participation in physical activity can help children and adults manage their obesity, control blood pressure, and maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints.

To cotrol excessive fatness.
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