Example sentences for: adiposity

How can you use “adiposity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You'll be floating contentedly along in Klein's pleasant, foamy prose--"the gorgeous display of her colossal adiposity, her thundering, moonfaced, creviced posterior, evokes a vastly delicious, (sub)lunar landscape in which an explorer could lose himself in pleasure forever.

  • We used this measure in preference to waist to hip ratio, because a study which determined peripheral and abdominal adipose tissue content in children using magnetic resonance imaging found that WC:AC correlated positively with intra-abdominal adipose tissue (r ± 0.63, P = 0.001) while waist to hip ratio did not (r = 0.11) [ 34 ] . Two other indices of central adiposity were calculated from skinfolds: Central-peripheral (CPR) as subscapular skinfold + suprailliac skinfold) / (triceps skinfold+ thigh skinfold) and ratio of subscapular to triceps skinfold (STR).

  • In conclusion, the present study is consistent with findings in other environments that central adiposity is a risk factor for breast cancer in postmenopausal women.

  • WC:AC ratio was removed from the anthropometric measurements because the concept of waist circumference, waist to hip ratio or waist circumference to arm circumference was unknown or not used to quantify central adiposity.

  • However, these responses to adrenalectomy failed to reduce food intake, body weight, adiposity, or leptin in mice made obese by the high-fat diet, in which the obsese state was not associated with elevated glucocorticoid levels.


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