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{n: Cushing's disease, hyperadrenalism} a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity



{n: exogenous obesity} obesity caused by overeating

{n: fleshiness, obesity, corpulency} more than average fatness

{n: intestinal bypass} surgical operation that shortens the small intestine; used in treating obesity

{n: reducing diet, obesity diet} a diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)

{n: rubric} category name
"it is usually discussed under the rubric of `functional obesity'"

{n: type II diabetes, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, NIDDM, non-insulin-dependent diabetes, ketosis-resistant diabetes mellitus, ketosis-resistant diabetes, ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes mellitus, ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes, adult-onset diabetes mellitus, adult-onset diabetes, maturity-onset diabetes mellitus, maturity-onset diabetes, mature-onset diabetes} mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin


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