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fat

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adjective \ˈfat\

Medical Definition of fat

fat·terfat·test

  1. :  notable for having an unusual amount of fat; especially :  fleshy with superfluous flabby tissue that is not muscle :  obese

  2. fat·ness noun




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fat

noun

Medical Definition of fat

  1. 1:  animal tissue consisting chiefly of cells distended with greasy or oily matter—see brown fat

  2. 2a:  oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of adipose tissueb:  any of numerous compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen that are glycerides of fatty acids, are the chief constituents of plant and animal fat, are a major class of energy-rich food, and are soluble in organic solvents (as ether) but not in waterc:  a solid or semisolid fat as distinguished from an oil

  3. 3:  the condition of fatness :  obesity





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