fatty degeneration(redirected from adipose degeneration)
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The accumulation of fat globules within the cells of a bodily organ, such as the liver or heart, resulting in deterioration of tissue and diminished functioning of the affected organ. Also called steatosis.
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(Pathology) pathol the abnormal formation of tiny globules of fat within the cytoplasm of a cell
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