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adipose


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adipose  \Ad"i*pose`\  (?;  277),  a.  [L.  adeps,  adipis  fat, 
  grease.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  animal  fat;  fatty. 
 
  {Adipose  fin}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  soft  boneless  fin. 
 
  {Adipose  tissue}  (Anat.),  that  form  of  animal  tissue  which 
  forms  or  contains  fat. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adipose  \Ad"i*pose`\,  n.  (Physiol.) 
  The  fat  present  in  the  cells  of  adipose  tissue,  composed 
  mainly  of  varying  mixtures  of  tripalmitin,  tristearin,  and 
  triolein.  It  solidifies  after  death. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adipose 
  adj  :  composed  of  animal  fat;  "adipose  tissue  constitutes  the  fat 
  of  meat" 




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