fatty degeneration

noun

Medical Definition of fatty degeneration

: a process of tissue degeneration marked by the deposition of fat globules in the cells

called also steatosis

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“Fatty degeneration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fatty%20degeneration. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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