adipose tissue love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A type of connective tissue that contains stored cellular fat.

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  • noun anatomy Connective tissue which stores fat, and which cushions and insulates the body.

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  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs


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