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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.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Obesity, Abdominal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Obesity, Abdominal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 201 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 26 publications in 2015
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