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fat body

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1. A food reserve of fatty tissue in the larval stages of certain insects.
2. A mass of fatty tissue located near the genital glands in some amphibians, including the frogs and toads.

fat body

n
1. (Zoology) a mass of fatty tissue in insects, used as an energy source during hibernation and metamorphosis
2. (Zoology) a similar tissue mass in amphibians and reptiles
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And then I think about how fucked up it is to promote this idea that our truest selves are thin women hiding in our fat bodies like imposters, usurpers, illegitimates.
Often my grandfather would ask me to help deal with these pests, and I would scan the undersides of the cabbage leaves looking for the little green caterpillars, dispatching them by smearing their fat bodies with my thumb.
Rather, we see this paper as another contribution to the already vast literature that medicalizes and stigmatizes fat bodies and leads to public health policy that does similarly.
Females differed significantly in the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, lung, and gonads compared to males; however, liver and fat bodies did not differ between the sexes.
I think about how fucked-up it is to promote this idea that our truest selves are thin women hiding in our fat bodies like imposters, usurpers, illegitimates," Gay writes.
zhejiangensis larvae exhibited symptoms including a reduced number of fat bodies, swollen nuclei, slightly swollen trachea, and overall swelling in the midgut region (Fig.
And although the three-foot wide plots in modern graveyards are big enough to accommodate fat bodies, older cemeteries - such as Glasnevin in North Dublin which has two-foot wide plots - struggle to cope.
Transcription of antimicrobial peptides within the fat bodies and other tissues is rapidly upregulated upon microbial detection by host PRRs, leading to activation of the signal transduction pathways, toll (fungi and gram-positive bacteria), or imd (gramnegative bacteria; Broderick et al.
In the discourse regarding fat bodies and the construction of "obesity" and "overweight" signifiers, Deborah Lupton suggests that the increased focus on children's bodies in relation to their size functions as an attempt to "regulate and manage" (42) children generally.
Light, this six-person troupe of fierce, sexy fat women is challenging the way people see fat bodies, one saucy number at a time.
The results, published in the Psychoneuroendocrinology journal, showed that after taking oxytocin, anorexic patients reduced their focus on images of food and fat bodies.
In contrast, contents available via different media tend to associate fat bodies with personal failure.