Obesegenic



adjective

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  • Obesely

    [oh-bees] /oʊˈbis/ adjective 1. very fat or overweight; corpulent. /əʊˈbiːs/ adjective 1. excessively fat or fleshy; corpulent adj. 1650s, back-formation from obesity and in part from Latin obesus “fat, stout, plump,” past participle of obedere “that has eaten itself fat” (see obesity). According to OED, “Rare before 19th c.” Related: Obeseness. Latin obesus was translated […]

  • Obeseness

    [oh-bees] /oʊˈbis/ adjective 1. very fat or overweight; corpulent. [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. /əʊˈbiːs/ adjective 1. excessively fat or fleshy; corpulent n. 1610s, from French obésité and directly from Latin obesitas “fatness, corpulence,” from […]



  • Obesogenic

    /əˌbiːsəˈdʒɛnɪk/ adjective 1. (med) causing obesity: an obesogenic environment adjective pertaining to or tending to cause obesity; also written obesegenic Examples We live in an obesogenic environment. Word Origin 1996 Usage Note also obesogen (n.)

  • Obex

    obex o·bex (ō’běks’) n. The point on the midline of the dorsal surface of the medulla oblongata that marks the caudal angle of the rhomboid fossa. Object Exchange



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