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adeps

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noun ad·eps \ˈad-ˌeps\

Medical Definition of adeps

plural

adipes

\ˈad-ə-ˌpēz\play
  1. :  purified internal abdominal fat of the hog used in pharmacy in the preparation of ointments—called also lard




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