brown fat


brown fat

noun

Definition of BROWN FAT

:  a mammalian heat-producing tissue occurring especially in human fetuses and newborn infants and in hibernating animals —called also brown adipose tissue

First Known Use of BROWN FAT

1951

brown fat

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BROWN FAT

: a mammalian heat-producing tissue occurring especially in human fetuses and newborn infants and in hibernating animals—called also brown adipose tissue

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