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A fatty deposit causing a dimpled or uneven appearance, as around the thighs and buttocks.
[French : cellule, cellule; see cellule + -ite, disease (from New Latin -ītis, -itis).]
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(Physiology) a name sometimes given to subcutaneous fat alleged to resist dieting
[C20: from French, from cellule cell]
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cel•lu•lite(ˈsɛl yəˌlaɪt, -ˌlit)
n. (not used scientifically)
lumpy fat deposits, esp. in the thighs and buttocks.
[1970–75; < French: formation of fatty deposits under the skin, orig., cellulitis, derivative of cellule cell]
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A deposit of fat, especially around the thighs, that causes dimpling of the skin lying over it.
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|Noun||1.||cellulite - lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.|
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cellulite[ˈseljʊlaɪt] N → celulitis f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
cellulite[ˈsɛljʊlaɪt] n → cellulite f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Cellulitis f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
celluliten celulitis f, depósitos de grasa detrás de los muslos
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