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Related to adipose tissue: Brown adipose tissue
A type of connective tissue that contains stored cellular fat.
loose connective tissue in which fat cells accumulate.
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|Noun||1.||adipose tissue - 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"|
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
flab - loose or flaccid body fat
atheroma - a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery; can obstruct blood flow
cellulite - lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.
puppy fat - fat on the body of a baby or child; disappears at adolescence
n. tejido adiposo, grasa.