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Adipose definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AD'IPOSE, a. [L. adiposus, from adeps, fat. Heb. fat, gross, AD'IPOUS, stupid.]
Fat. The adipose membrane is the cellular membrane, containing the fat in its cells, and consisting of ductile membranes, connected by a sort of net-work. The adipose vein spreads itself on the coat and fat that covers the kidneys. The adipose ducts are the bags and ducts which contain the fat.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: composed of animal fat; "adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: New Latin adiposus, from Latin adip-, adeps Date: 1743 of or relating to animal fat; broadly fat adiposity noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of or characterized by fat; fatty. Phrases and idioms: adipose tissue fatty connective tissue in animals. Derivatives: adiposity n. Etymology: mod.L adiposus f. adeps adipis fat

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Adipose Ad"i*pose` (?; 277), a. [L. adeps, adipis, fat, grease.] Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty. Adipose fin (Zo["o]l.), a soft boneless fin. Adipose tissue (Anat.), that form of animal tissue which forms or contains fat.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Adipose Ad"i*pose`, n. (Physiol.) The fat present in the cells of adipose tissue, composed mainly of varying mixtures of tripalmitin, tristearin, and triolein. It solidifies after death.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Fat, fatty, unctuous, oily, sebaceous, greasy.

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