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glossary:adipose

“Adipose” means “fat” but is usually used to refer specifically to tissue made up of mainly fat cells such as the yellow layer of fat beneath the skin.

The word “adipose” comes from the Latin “adeps” meaning “fat, particularly lard.”

See also:

Adipose cells

Adipose tissue

glossary/adipose.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)