Definition of Adiposis

1. Noun. The property of excessive fatness.

Exact synonyms: Corpulence, Overweight, Stoutness
Generic synonyms: Corpulency, Fleshiness, Obesity
Derivative terms: Corpulent, Overweight, Stout



Definition of Adiposis

1. Noun. (medical) A condition marked by the accumulation of adipose (fatty) tissue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adiposis

1. obesity [n -POSES] - See also: obesity

Medical Definition of Adiposis

1. Excessive local or general accumulation of fat in the body. Synonym: lipomatosis, liposis, steatosis. Origin: adipo-+ G. -osis, condition (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adiposis

adiposalgia
adipose
adipose capsule
adipose cell
adipose degeneration
adipose fin
adipose fins
adipose folds of the pleura
adipose fossae
adipose infiltration
adipose tissue
adipose tumor
adipose tumour
adiposeness
adiposes
adiposis (current term)
adiposis cerebralis
adiposis dolorosa
adiposis orchica
adiposis tuberosa simplex
adiposis universalis
adiposities
adiposity
adiposogenital
adiposogenital degeneration
adiposogenital dystrophy
adiposogenital syndrome
adiposuria
adipous
adipoyl

Literary usage of Adiposis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"THERE is a condition which resembles Dercum's disease in respect to certain clinical features, but it differs markedly from adiposis dolorosa in its course, ..."

2. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"adiposis dolorosa varies from the others by reason of the pain and tenderness of the fatty masses. This pain is probably the result of an associated ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"adiposis dolorosa (Dercum's Disease) Dercum, in 1888, called attention to a condition found in male adults oftener than in women, with fat deposits which ..."

4. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1913)
"Segmentary adiposis of the Lower Extremities. A discussion of different forms of adiposis and hypo- matosis, with illustration, was given in the Practical ..."

5. A Clinical Manual of Mental Diseases by Francis Xavier Dercum (1917)
"adiposis adiposis, ordinarily, does not present mental symptoms of consequence. ... Notwithstanding, they are now and then met with in adiposis dolorosa. ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"adiposis Dolorosa.—Dr. FS Pearce exhibited a case of adiposis dolorosa of the ... Forel has recently reported cases of adiposis dolorosa without pain or ..."

7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1902)
"adiposis Dolorosa.—Dr. FS Pearce exhibited a case of adiposis ... Forel has recently reported cases of adiposis dolorosa without pain or tenderness. ..."

8. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1919)
"adiposis Dolorosa.—In 1892 FX Dercum,1 under the title adiposis Dolorosa, described a condition which seems in the adult to be analogous to the adiposity ..."

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