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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fatty  \Fat"ty\,  a. 
  Containing  fat,  or  having  the  qualities  of  fat;  greasy; 
  gross;  as  a  fatty  substance. 
 
  {Fatty  acid}  (Chem.),  any  one  of  the  paraffin  series  of 
  monocarbonic  acids,  as  formic  acid,  acetic,  etc.;  --  so 
  called  because  the  higher  members,  as  stearic  and  palmitic 
  acids,  occur  in  the  natural  fats,  and  are  themselves 
  fatlike  substances. 
 
  {Fatty  clays}.  See  under  {Clay}. 
 
  {Fatty  degeneration}  (Med.),  a  diseased  condition,  in  which 
  the  oil  globules,  naturally  present  in  certain  organs,  are 
  so  multiplied  as  gradually  to  destroy  and  replace  the 
  efficient  parts  of  these  organs. 
 
  {Fatty  heart},  {Fatty  liver},  etc  (Med.),  a  heart,  liver, 
  etc.,  which  have  been  the  subjects  of  fatty  degeneration 
  or  infiltration. 
 
  {Fatty  infiltration}  (Med.),  a  condition  in  which  there  is  an 
  excessive  accumulation  of  fat  in  an  organ,  without 
  destruction  of  any  essential  parts  of  the  latter. 
 
  {Fatty  tumor}  (Med.),  a  tumor  consisting  of  fatty  or  adipose 
  tissue;  lipoma. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fatty 
  adj  :  containing  or  composed  of  fat;  "fatty  food";  "fat  tissue" 
  [syn:  {fat}]  [ant:  {nonfat}] 
  n  :  a  rotund  individual  [syn:  {fatso},  {fat  person},  {roly-poly}] 
  [ant:  {thin  person}] 




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