brown fat

noun

Definition of brown fat

  1. :  a mammalian heat-producing tissue occurring especially in human fetuses and newborn infants and in hibernating animals —called also brown adipose tissue

1902

First Known Use of brown fat

1902


Medical Dictionary

brown fat

noun

Medical Definition of brown fat

  1. :  a mammalian heat-producing tissue occurring especially in human fetuses and newborn infants and in hibernating animals—called also brown adipose tissue

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