yellow fat

noun

variants or yellow fat disease
: 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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“Yellow fat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow%20fat. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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