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Obesity, Morbid

"Obesity, Morbid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Obesity, Morbid" by people in this website by year, and whether "Obesity, Morbid" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 51 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2007 and 2012 and 2014 and 2017
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