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Overweight MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Overweight
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.726.750
C23.888.144.699
G07.100.100.160.120.699
Unique ID
D050177
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050177
Scope Note
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standards. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".
Previous Indexing
Obesity (1965-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Overweight Preferred
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