adipose tissue

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adipose tissue

A type of connective tissue that contains stored cellular fat.
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ad′ipose tis`sue

loose connective tissue in which fat cells accumulate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adipose tissue - a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energyadipose 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
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ad·i·pose tis·sue

n. tejido adiposo, grasa.
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