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obesity (DOID:9970)
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Alt IDs: OMIM:601665, EFO:0001073, ICD10CM:E66.9, ICD9CM:278.00, MESH:D009765, NCI:C159658, UMLS_CUI:C0028754
Definition: An overnutrition that is characterized by excess body fat, traditionally defined as an elevated ratio of weight to height (specifically 30 kilograms per meter squared), has_material_basis_in a multifactorial etiology related to excess nutrition intake, decreased caloric utilization, and genetic susceptibility, and possibly medications and certain disorders of metabolism, endocrine function, and mental illness.

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