Origin of obesogenic
obese + -o- + -genic
First Known Use: 1986
Medical Definition of obesogenic
: promoting excessive weight gain : producing obesity <Ironically, the US's obesogenic environment is one that societies through the ages have dreamed of: tasty cheap food in abundance, and barely a lick of hard work to be done.—Alison Motluk, New Scientist, 5 Nov. 2004>
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