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.
(Pathology) pathol the abnormal formation of tiny globules of fat within the cytoplasm of a cell
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