cellulite


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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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Myth 1: Cellulite is just excess fat Cellulite involves fat, because bulging fat cells are part of the equation, but it's really the connective strands of collagen fibres between your skin and muscle that create the lumpy, dimpling effect.
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Cellulite affects 90 percent of women, overweight or thin.
Running, swimming and brisk walking will help tackle cellulite