adipo-


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adipo-

a combining form with the meaning “fat, fatty tissue”: adipocyte.
[< Latin adip-, s. of adeps fat, lard + -o-]
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Isolation and characterization of stem cells derived from human third molar tooth germs of young adults: implications in neo-vascularization, osteo-, adipo- and neurogenesis.
Particularly, the visceral fat depots cause severe diseases as their adipocytes secrete pro-inflammatory adipo- and cytokines (Espinola-Klein et al.