Adipose

Definition of Adipose

Ad´i`pose`
n.1.(Physiol.) The fat present in the cells of adipose tissue, composed mainly of varying mixtures of tripalmitin, tristearin, and triolein. It solidifies after death.
a.1.Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty.
Adipose fin
(Zool.) a soft boneless fin.
Adipose tissue
(Anat.) that form of animal tissue which forms or contains fat.

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