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Intra-Abdominal Fat

"Intra-Abdominal Fat" 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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Fatty tissue inside the ABDOMINAL CAVITY, including visceral fat and retroperitoneal fat. It is the most metabolically active fat in the body and easily accessible for LIPOLYSIS. Increased visceral fat is associated with metabolic complications of OBESITY.


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Bar chart showing 21 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2010 and 2011 and 2012 and 2013
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