infectobesity
 n.— «One year ago, the idea that microbes might cause obesity gained a foothold when the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana created the nation’s first department of viruses and obesity. It is headed by Nikhil Dhurandhar, a physician who invented the term “infectobesity” to describe the emerging field.» —“Fat Factors” by Robin Marantz Henig New York Times Aug. 13, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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