yellow fat

noun
variants: or

yellow fat disease

Definition of yellow fat

  1. :  a disease of young ranched mink probably associated with faulty diet and marked by inflammation of the fatty tissues, subcutaneous edema, and varied visceral lesions —called also watery hide disease

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