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*  Body composition
These measurements are then used to estimate total body fat. Ultrasound has also been used to measure subcutaneous fat ... This includes the abdominal area, the subscapular region, arms, buttocks and thighs. ... average Calculate body fat % A common skin fold method is by using gun style calipers to measure the thickness of subcutaneous ... Human fat has a density of 0.9 grams/ml, and 2. The lean (non-fat) components of the human body have an overall density of 1.1 ...
*  Body shape
"Abdominal fat and what to do about it". "Why men store fat in bellies, women on hips". The Times Of India. 2011-01-03. ... Males have less subcutaneous fat in their faces due to the effects of testosterone; testosterone also reduces fat by aiding ... Estrogen increases fat storage in the body, which results in more fat stored in the female body. Body fat percentage ... But exercising reduces fat throughout the body, and where fat is stored depends on hormones. Liposuction is surgery commonly ...
*  O-Toluidine
... subcutaneous abdominal fat > lung > heart > abdominal skin > bladder > gastrointestinal tract > bone marrow > brain > muscle > ... 48 hours following subcutaneous injection of labeled o-toluidine hydrochloride into rats, detected radioactivity in decreasing ...
*  Rectus abdominis muscle
Thickness of the rectus abdominis muscle and the abdominal subcutaneous fat tissue. Kim, Jungmin; Lim, Hyoseob; Lee, Se Il; Kim ... "Thickness of Rectus Abdominis Muscle and Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat Tissue in Adult Women: Correlation with Age, Pregnancy, ... An abdominal muscle strain, also called a pulled abdominal muscle, is an injury to one of the muscles of the abdominal wall. A ... Anterior abdominal wall. Deep dissection. Anterior view. Example of a man with a visible rectus abdominis Divarication of ...
*  IGKC
Olsen KE, Sletten K, Westermark P (1998). "Extended analysis of AL-amyloid protein from abdominal wall subcutaneous fat biopsy ...
*  List of MeSH codes (A10)
... abdominal fat MeSH A10.165.114.160.500 --- intra-abdominal fat MeSH A10.165.114.160.750 --- subcutaneous fat, abdominal MeSH ... subcutaneous fat MeSH A10.165.114.661.500 --- subcutaneous fat, abdominal MeSH A10.165.265 --- bone and bones MeSH A10.165. ... subcutaneous tissue MeSH A10.272.220 --- basement membrane MeSH A10.272.220.250 --- bruch membrane MeSH A10.272.491 --- ... A10.165.114.322 --- brown fat MeSH A10.165.114.661 --- ...
*  Adiposopathy
A prime example would be subcutaneous fat tissue found in the abdominal region. Accumulation of fat tissue in this region may ... subcutaneous fat cells typically are larger, and capable of storing more fat when needed. However, subcutaneous fat tissue ... between that of visceral fat tissue and other areas of subcutaneous fat tissue. However, other subcutaneous fat tissues also ... There are grounds for suspicion that sick abdominal fat tissue may produce factors that cause subcutaneous fat tissue to also ...
*  Luigi Fontana (biogerontologist)
... but not surgical removal of large amounts of subcutaneous abdominal fat, improves insulin sensitivity and reduces inflammation ... Fontana in collaboration with the group of Samuel Klein has demonstrated that (1) visceral fat is an important site for IL-6 ... Science 2011 Visceral fat adipokine secretion is associated with systemic inflammation, in obese humans. Diabetes 2007 Calorie ...
*  Amyloidosis
... but in systemic disease the first-line site of the biopsy is subcutaneous abdominal fat, known as a "fat pad biopsy," due to ... An abdominal fat biopsy is not completely sensitive, and sometimes, biopsy of an involved organ (such as the kidney) is ...
*  Abdominal exercise
... reduced the size of subcutaneous abdominal fat cells; cell size predicts type 2 diabetes according to a lead author. Moderate ... It has been highly disputed whether or not abdominal exercises have any reducing effect on abdominal fat. The aforementioned ... Abdominal exercises are those that affect the abdominal muscles (colloquially known as the stomach muscles or "abs"). Abdominal ... "The Effect of Abdominal Exercise on Abdominal Fat". Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 25 (9): 2559-64. doi:10.1519 ...
*  Roy Geronemus
"Improvement in arm and post-partum abdominal and flank subcutaneous fat deposits and skin laxity using a bipolar radiofrequency ...
*  List of -ectomies
... which is a dense layer of fatty tissue growth consisting of subcutaneous fat in the lower abdominal area. Parathyroidectomy is ...
*  Abdominal obesity
... it possible to categorize mass of adipose tissue located at the abdominal level into intra-abdominal fat and subcutaneous fat. ... intra-abdominal body fat is related to negative health outcomes independent of total body fat. Intra-abdominal or visceral fat ... Visceral fat, also known as organ fat or intra-abdominal fat, is located inside the peritoneal cavity, packed in between ... Abdominal obesity, also known as central obesity, is when excessive abdominal fat around the stomach and abdomen has built up ...
*  Panniculus
... consisting of subcutaneous fat in the lower abdominal area. Panniculi can form after rapid weight loss, as seen with strict ... Abdominal panniculus can be removed during abdominal panniculectomy, a type of abdominoplasty. A panniculus can also be the ... the abdominal fat is successfully reduced, but excess skin is left behind which hangs loosely over the area. It can be a result ...
*  Subcutaneous tissue
"Subcutaneous Tissue". Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 5 June 2013. "Abdominal fat and ... Subcutaneous fat is found just beneath the skin, as opposed to visceral fat, which is found in the peritoneal cavity, and can ... Subcutaneous fat is the layer of subcutaneous tissue that is most widely distributed. It is composed of adipocytes, which are ... Just as the subcutaneous tissue can store fat, it can also provide good storage space for drugs that need to be released ...
*  Spigelian hernia
... meaning that they do not lie below the subcutaneous fat but penetrate between the muscles of the abdominal wall; therefore, ...
*  Acquired generalized lipodystrophy
Especially, intra-abdominal fat loss is variable. As subcutaneous fat is lost, affected areas show prominent structures of ... ectopic fat deposition, leptin deficiency, and severe metabolic abnormalities such as insulin resistance. Subcutaneous fat loss ... Panniculitis is an inflammatory nodules of the subcutaneous fat, and in this type of AGL, adipose destruction originates ... The hallmark characteristics are widespread loss of subcutaneous fat, ...
*  Abdominal external oblique muscle
In most humans (especially females), the oblique is not visible, due to subcutaneous fat deposits and the small size of the ... Posterior part of abdominal external oblique muscle labeled. The subcutaneous inguinal ring. Transverse section through the ... Lumbar triangle External abdominal oblique muscle. Anterior abdominal wall. Deep dissection. Anterior view. This article ... These muscles are in the deepest layer of the abdominal wall. The external oblique muscle is supplied by ventral branches of ...
*  Android fat distribution
However increase in abdominal circumference may be due to increasing in subcutaneous or visceral fat, and it is the visceral ... Vispute, S. S.; Smith, J. D.; LeCheminant, J. D.; Hurley, K. S. (2011). "The effect of abdominal exercise on abdominal fat". ... Android fat distribution is contrasted with gynoid fat distribution; fat around the hips, thighs and bottom, causing a "pear- ... men showed greater body fat mass than women. Men showed a total body fat mass of 6.9 kg and women showed a total body fat mass ...
*  Centrifugal abdominal lipodystrophy
... is a skin condition characterized by areas of subcutaneous fat loss that slowly enlarge. Lipodystrophy List of cutaneous ... Centrifugal abdominal lipodystrophy (also known as "Centrifugal lipodystrophy," "Lipodystrophia centrifugalis abdominalis ...
*  Insulin resistance
... excess weight is from high subcutaneous fat storage; the fat in IR is generally stored in and around abdominal organs in both ... a high degree of fatty tissue within the abdomen-as distinct from subcutaneous adiposity or fat between the skin and the muscle ... Since insulin is the primary hormonal signal for energy storage into fat cells, which tend to retain their sensitivity in the ... Certain cell types such as fat and muscle cells require insulin to absorb glucose. When these cells fail to respond adequately ...
*  Adipose tissue
"Abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue: a protective fat depot?". Diabetes Care. 32 (6): 1068-75. doi:10.2337/dc08-2280. "Belly ... Visceral fat or abdominal fat (also known as organ fat or intra-abdominal fat) is located inside the abdominal cavity, packed ... and buttocks is subcutaneous fat, and therefore poses less of a health risk compared to visceral fat. Like all other fat organs ... a method to measure body fat percentage. Body Volume Index - a method to measure abdominal volume and abdominal fat. Blubber - ...
*  Cryolipolysis
The degree of exposure to cooling causes the apoptosis (cell death) of subcutaneous fat tissue, without apparent damage to the ... 2016). "Effects of Cryolipolysis on Abdominal Adiposity". Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine. doi:10.1155/2016/6052194. ... Avram, MM; Harry, RS (2009). "Cryolipolysis for subcutaneous fat layer reduction". Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 41 (10): 703 ... Cryolipolysis is used for removing certain areas of body fat that are just under the skin to contour a person. Evidence ...
*  Fatback
... "hard fat", distinct from the visceral fat that occurs in the abdominal cavity and is called "soft fat" and leaf lard. Like ... It consists of the layer of adipose tissue (subcutaneous fat) under the skin of the back, with or without the skin (pork rind ... The 1954 rhythm and blues song "Fat Back and Corn Liquor" was written by Louisiana songwriter Rudy Toombs and sung by Louis ... At one time fatback was Italy's basic cooking fat, especially in regions where olive trees are sparse or absent, but health ...
*  Strength training
... decrease the thickness of subcutaneous fat (fat between muscle and skin), through an overall reduction in body fat, thus making ... Exercises like sit-ups, or abdominal crunches, performs less work than whole-body aerobic exercises thereby expending fewer ... Muscle is denser than fat, so someone who builds muscle while keeping the same body weight will occupy less volume; if two ... Lean muscles require calories to maintain themselves at rest, which will help reduce fat through an increase in the basal ...
*  Phalloplasty
There is also a possibility of fat embolism "associated with liposuction and autologous fat transfer, a procedure where fat ... It was simply a flap of abdominal skin rolled into a tube to simulate a penis, with urethral extension being another section of ... A 3-cm scrotal incision is made on the penoscrotal raphe and carried down through the subcutaneous tissue to the Buck's fascia ... "Fatal Fat Embolism After Penis Enlargement by Autologous Fat Transfer: A Case Report and Review of the Literature". Journal of ...
*  Fat
... visceral fat is located within the abdominal wall (i.e., beneath the wall of abdominal muscle) whereas "subcutaneous fat" is ... and includes fat that is located in the abdominal area beneath the skin but above the abdominal muscle wall). Visceral fat was ... Unsaturated fats can be further divided into cis fats, which are the most common in nature, and trans fats, which are rare in ... Fats that are saturated fats have no double bonds between the carbons in the chain. Unsaturated fats have one or more double ...