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cel·lu·lite

 (sĕl′yə-līt′, -lēt′)
n.
A fatty deposit causing a dimpled or uneven appearance, as around the thighs and buttocks.

[French : cellule, cellule; see cellule + -ite, disease (from New Latin -ītis, -itis).]

cellulite

(ˈsɛljʊˌlaɪt)
n
(Physiology) a name sometimes given to subcutaneous fat alleged to resist dieting
[C20: from French, from cellule cell]

cel•lu•lite

(ˈsɛl yəˌlaɪt, -ˌlit)

n. (not used scientifically)
lumpy fat deposits, esp. in the thighs and buttocks.
[1970–75; < French: formation of fatty deposits under the skin, orig., cellulitis, derivative of cellule cell]

cel·lu·lite

(sĕl′yə-līt′)
A deposit of fat, especially around the thighs, that causes dimpling of the skin lying over it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cellulite - lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.
adipose tissue, fatty tissue, fat - 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"
Translations

cellulite

[ˈseljʊlaɪt] Ncelulitis f

cellulite

[ˈsɛljʊlaɪt] ncellulite f

cellulite

nCellulitis f

cellulite

n celulitis f, depósitos de grasa detrás de los muslos
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