adipocyte

noun
ad·i·po·cyte | \ˈa-di-pō-ˌsīt \

Definition of adipocyte 

First Known Use of adipocyte

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adipocyte

probably borrowed from French, from adipo- adipo- + -cyte -cyte

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adipocyte

noun
ad·i·po·cyte | \ˈad-ə-pə-ˌsīt \

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