obesogenic

adjective
obe·​so·​gen·​ic | \ ə-ˌbē-sə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce obesogenic (audio) \

Definition of obesogenic

: promoting excessive weight gain : producing obesity an obesogenic environment

First Known Use of obesogenic

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for obesogenic

obese + -o- + -genic

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obesogenic

adjective
obe·​so·​gen·​ic | \ ə-ˌbē-sə-ˈje-nik, ō- How to pronounce obesogenic (audio) \

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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