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adipose tissue definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold" [syn: adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1854 connective tissue in which fat is stored and which has the cells distended by droplets of 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.



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