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adipose

1. of, resembling, or containing fat; fatty
2. animal fat

adipose

[′ad·ə‚pōs]
(biology)
Fatty; of or relating to fat.
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Despite this, few studies have investigated liver adiposity as a risk factor for metabolic dysfunction after SCI.
Anthropometric indicators emerge as simple, easily accessible, and non-invasive measures that can diagnose central adiposity. The analysis of the accuracy of these anthropometric indicators in the diagnosis of central adiposity is justified by the fact that function of adipose tissue can be influenced by its location (subcutaneous and visceral) (14).
Increasing evidence indicates that adipose tissue is an important source of cytokines and that adiposity contributes to a proinflammatory state (1).
Obtaining homogeneous groups of animals to measure their degree of adiposity is important, because it enables accurate diagnosis of experimental obesity and distinguishing between different parameters and comorbidities in these models.
Louisa Gnatiuc, from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, and colleagues examined the causal relevance of adiposity to mortality in Mexican adults in a prospective study involving 115,400 adults aged 35 years to <75 years at recruitment and followed for 14 years.
They assessed weight, adiposity, energy metabolism, and hormonal markers during four inpatient visits: 1) baseline; 2) after the first eating condition; 3) after the washout period, before the second eating condition began; and 4) after the second eating condition.
Additional analyses that consider the lifetime duration of breastfeeding is proposed in order to advance understanding of the cumulative effect of breastfeeding on maternal central adiposity.
Various mechanisms have been postulated explaining causes of QTc prolongation in patients with increased adiposity: Autonomic dysfunction, electrolyte abnormality, left ventricular hypertrophy, and hyperinsulinemia.[2,14] Both QTc interval and QT dispersion are mediated by changes in sympathetic vagal balance.
These findings may implicate that overall adiposity in children as assessed by BMI can better explain increased cardiometabolic risk and subclinical inflammation compared with visceral obesity as reflected by the VAI (9).
Strong evidence links obesity to gastrointestinal, breast cancers !-- -- There is strong evidence linking adiposity to esophageal adenocarcinoma, multiple myeloma, and cancer of the colon, rectum, biliary tract, pancreas, endometrium, kidney, and postmenopausal breast, according to the authors of an umbrella review published in the Feb.
However, night-time eating was not associated with being overweight and obese or having central adiposity (fat).
Significant negative association was seen between interleukin-15 and adiposity, especially visceral fat (r = -.288, p=.001).