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Obesity, Abdominal MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Obesity, Abdominal
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.726.500.615
E01.370.600.115.100.160.120.699.500.249
G07.100.100.160.120.699.500.249
Unique ID
D056128
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056128
Scope Note
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as DIABETES; HYPERTENSION; and METABOLIC SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
Abdominal Obesity
Central Obesity
Obesity, Visceral
Visceral Obesity
Previous Indexing
Obesity (1966-2009)
See Also
Abdominal Fat
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2019/05/30
Obesity, Abdominal Preferred
Obesity, Visceral Narrower
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