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Obesity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Obesity
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.726.750.500
C23.888.144.699.500
Unique ID
D009765
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009765
Annotation
obese hyperglycemic mice are indexed MICE, OBESE: do not add OBESITY or HYPERGLYCEMIA unless disease particularly discussed; /‌ther consider also OBESITY MANAGEMENT
Scope Note
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the recommended standards, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
NLM Classification #
QU 248
See Also
Anti-Obesity Agents
Appetite Depressants
Bariatrics
Body Weight
Diet, Reducing
Lipectomy
Skinfold Thickness
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Obesity Preferred
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