android obesity

GC: n

S: NCBI – (last access: 16 January 2015); (last access: 4 July 2016); DORLAND.

N: 1. android (adj): From Greek andro- “human” + -eides “form, shape”.
obesity (n): 1610s, from French obésité and directly from Latin obesitas “fatness, corpulence,” from obesus “that has eaten itself fat,” past participle of obdere “to eat all over, devour,” from ob “over” + edere “eat”.
2. (Obesity) characterized by a predominant accumulation of fat in the truncal area, which includes subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue compartments, and associated with high risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
3. Abdominal obesity was defined as WC (waist circumference) (greater than or equal to) 102 cm for men and WC (greater than or equal to) 88 cm for women.
4. Not to be confused with “intra-abdominal obesity” or “visceral obesity” which refer specifically to the accumulation of fat around the viscera.

S: 1. OED –; (last access: 16 January 2015). 2, 3 & 4. TERMIUM PLUS (last access: 16 January 2015).

SYN: 1. abdominal obesity. 2. central obesity, upper-body obesity, truncal obesity, android obesity, centripetal obesity (less frequent), apple-shaped obesity (colloquial).

S: 1. GDT (last access: 16 January 2015); TERMIUM PLUS (last access: 16 January 2015). 2. TERMIUM PLUS (last access: 16 January 2015).

CR: body mass index, gynoid obesity, obesity, overweight, stoutness.