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adipose

adjective

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containing animal fat especially in unusual amounts
  • seals have a thick layer of adipose tissue, which acts as insulation against the cold and contributes to buoyancy as well

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The first known use of adipose was in 1635

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“Adipose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adipose. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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