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puppy fat

n
(Physiology) fatty tissue that develops in childhood or adolescence and usually disappears by maturity
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Noun1.puppy fat - fat on the body of a baby or childpuppy fat - fat on the body of a baby or child; disappears at adolescence
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"
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puppy fat

npinguedine f infantile
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