adipose tissue

noun

Definition of adipose tissue

:connective tissue in which fat is stored and which has the cells distended by droplets of fat

First Known Use of adipose tissue

1813


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adipose tissue

noun

medical Definition of adipose tissue

:connective tissue in which fat is stored and which has the cells distended by droplets of fat

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