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Summary Literature (3)
DOID:9970 - obesity

Disease Ontology Definition:An overnutrition that is characterized by excess body fat, traditionally defined as an elevated ratio of weight to height (specifically 30 kilograms per meter squared), has_material_basis_in a multifactorial etiology related to excess nutrition intake, decreased caloric utilization, and genetic susceptibility, and possibly medications and certain disorders of metabolism, endocrine function, and mental illness.


Xenbase Genes : nr0b2, pparg, pomc, sim1, sdc3, adrb2, agrp, mc4r, ucp1, fto, mc3r, pyy, enpp1, cartpt, ppargc1b, [+]

Mondo Disease Ontology (on Monarch Initiative):
MONDO:0011122 - obesity disorder


Other Model Organisms: AGR, MGI, ZFIN, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD

Ontology Viewers: Disease Ontology, EMBL-EBI, OLSVis tree view, Ontobee
Parent(s): overnutrition (is_a)