Fat tends to settle in certain regions, depending on gender. Women gain fat predominantly in the stomach, hips and thighs, while men tend to gain fat in the belly and waist.
Review Date: 9/27/2005
Reviewed By: A.D.A.M. Medical Illustration Team: Meredith Nienkamp, M.S.M.I., Dan Johnson, M.S.M.I., Lisa Higginbotham, M.S.M.I. Review also provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.