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Intra-Abdominal Fat MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Tree Number(s)
A10.165.114.830.500.500
Unique ID
D050152
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050152
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Abdominal Visceral Fat
Fat, Intra-Abdominal
Intra-Abdominal Adipose Tissue
Retroperitoneal Adipose Tissue
Retroperitoneal Fat
Visceral Adipose Tissue
Visceral Fat
Previous Indexing
Adipose Tissue (1975-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Intra-Abdominal Fat Preferred
Retroperitoneal Fat Narrower
Visceral Fat Narrower
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