obeso-, obes- (Latin: fat, corpulent).
A reference to medicine (or any agent or activity) that is effective in reducing or preventing obesity.
1. 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.
2. The term is usually not employed unless the individual is from 20% to 30% over average weight for his/her age; sex, and height.
3. Also called: adiposity, adiposis, corpulency, and pimelosis.
A tendency to be obese.
Of or relating to a factor that causes or tends to cause obesity; causing obesity.
Producing or causing obesity.