fatty tissue


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Related to fatty tissue: lipoma
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Noun1.fatty tissue - a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energyfatty 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
mons, mons pubis, mons veneris - a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
paunch, belly - a protruding abdomen
love handle, spare tire - excess fat around the waistline
References in classic literature ?
Then in the case of excisions you have all kinds of secondary changes, pigmentary disturbances, modifications of the passions, alterations in the secretion of fatty tissue.
The reason behind why our bodies store fatty tissue in the first place is quite straightforward and even intuitive, given the nature of human evolution, explains Dr.
The sudden increase of estrogen causes a hormonal imbalance for men, many of whom will develop fatty tissue around the breast area.
The levels of collagen, elastin and fatty tissue, which are important for making skin appear plump and youthful, begin to diminish in the deeper layers of the skin.
I work in the beauty industry and had heard about FAMI (Facial Autologous Muscular Injection), where stem cells from fatty tissue are injected into your face to help create volume.
What is the name of the soft fatty tissue in which blood cells are produced, found in the cavities of bones?
Protrusion of one or both eyeballs caused by a swelling of the soft fatty tissue in the bony eye socket.
Infiltration of thyroid gland by fatty tissue is a rare entity.
One such theory contends that a large amount of fatty tissue surrounding the voice box (larynx) increases its resonance capability and thus produces a more pleasing sound.
The condition, where there is more collagen and glandular tissue compared to fatty tissue, is assessed through MRI scans.
Lastly, coffee bean extract, developed from decaffeinated green coffee beans, may help increase the rate of fat released from fatty tissue.