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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
March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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