corpulence


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the property of excessive fatness

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He was a man of about five and thirty, short, stout even to corpulence, and clean shaven.
He was hesitant to attempt diagnosis with immediate auscultation--placing the ear directly on the patient's chest--because of the patient's age, sex, and corpulence.
Corpulence is the top driver of medical costs nationally, to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars a year.
The KSA has confronted a quick improvement program and financial change in the course of recent decades that brought about changes in dietary propensities and expanded pervasiveness of corpulence, connected with less physical movement.
Both Jane and Eliza draw connections between corpulence and physical weakness and lack of utility, in addition to immorality.
Calves are known to be naive in Iranian culture and are also famous for corpulence.
C'est a ce moment precis qu'il vit un homme de forte corpulence devant la boucherie.
the fat part of the body of an animal; also, corpulence, fatness' 1340 NED; '2.
This study examined the lifestyle and body composition of children aged between 8 and 10 years in Marcianise, a small town in Campania, the region with the highest percentage of childhood corpulence and obesity, to detect possible behavioral mistakes and potential repercussions on the body.
More obvious to me, at any rate, are the political ("stately") and ecclesiastical (since Stephen associates corpulence with clerical complacency).
Non seulement je les trouve belles, mais aussi, je trouve qu'il n'y a pas assez de representation positive des femmes de tous les jours, de leur beaute et corpulence individuelle dans le domaine des arts.
I had hardly recognized him: his legendary corpulence, which never lets me glimpse the sea well enough, had vanished to the point of transfiguring him into the effigy of a singular absent friend.
Serum concentrations of [beta]-carotene, vitamins C and E, zinc and selenium are influenced by sex, age, diet, smoking status, alcohol consumption and corpulence in a general French adult population," European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol.
Alors que le president du bloc du parti de l'Union patriotique libre (UPL) au sein de l'ARP,Mohsen Hassan, faisait une declaration par telephone en directe a la radio Cap Fm, l'artiste et homme de culture, Raja Farhat present au studio de la radio, s'amusait a ridiculiser l'intervenant touten gesticulantdesbras comme pourse marrer de la corpulence du depute.
31) In May this letter conjured up a reply, "Observations on 'The Ghost-Player's Guide,"' where "Horrida Bella" facetiously pondered the tendency to corpulence afflicting present-day performers of Shakespearean ghosts.