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Full-text Search for "cellulite" 1771
1: lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.
noun Etymology: French, literally, accumulation of subcutaneous fat, cellulitis, from cellule cell + -ite -itis Date: 1968 deposits of subcutaneous fat within fibrous connective tissue (as in the thighs, hips, and buttocks) that give puckering and dimpling appearance to the skin surface n. a lumpy form of fat, esp. on the hips and thighs of women, causing puckering of the skin.
Etymology: F (as CELLULE)
Cellulite is lumpy fat which people may get under their skin, especially on their thighs.
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