• WordNet 3.6
    • adj adipose composed of animal fat "adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Adipose Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty.
    • n Adipose (Physiol) The fat present in the cells of adipose tissue, composed mainly of varying mixtures of tripalmitin, tristearin, and triolein. It solidifies after death.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • adipose Fatty; consisting of, resembling, or having relation to fat.
    • n adipose Fat in general; specifically, the fat on the kidneys.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Adipose ad′i-pōz fatty
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. adeps, adipis, fat, grease
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. adeps, adipis, soft fat.


In literature:

This was an office lined with adipose, with no work to speak of.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
The subcutaneous adipose tissue and common integument cover these latter.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Let the luckless one ask of me no more; let him call only upon the succulent; let him recruit among the full ranks of the adipose.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
He laughed till every ounce of his adipose frame quivered.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
Before some of us wither and fade, to what a pest-weed is our adipose changed for want of life-giving water.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
THE heroes of Chesterton's romances have an adipose diathesis, as a reviewer has been heard to remark.
"G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study" by Julius West
All tissues are subject to the same, most marked is the disappearance of adipose tissue.
"Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated" by Max Birnbaum
The adipose tissue taken from a number of larvae is treated with nitric acid.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
The adipose tissue in the skin of the palm disappears, and the skin and fascia thus brought into contact become fused.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Moisture streamed from Mormon's face, patched his clothes as the heat and his exertions temporarily melted some of his superfluous adiposity.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Type of adipose, or fat, tissue Lipoma.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The ADIPOSE TISSUE is so arranged as to form distinct bags, or cells.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Sick at heart the adipose steward went back to his domain.
"The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon" by Richard Connell
He was not a young man, and adipose tissue had increased with his years.
"A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport" by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
That's the man they call The Adipose Deposit.
"Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color" by Brander Matthews
All of the fins are tipped with black; caudal and adipose fins are steel-blue.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
This was a frightfully hot morning, and the adipose object on the car step was slumbering blissfully.
"Tales of Secret Egypt" by Sax Rohmer
He works his oxen hard, gives them enough to eat to keep them in full health and vigor, but nothing for adipose.
"The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright's Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism," by Charles Edward Page
Other studies of the brown adipose tissue (fat), which is present in most hibernating mammals, show it to be essential to hibernation.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration
But once they had begun with the meagre child, the adipose old man, the lean or flabby youth, they went on through thick and thin.
"Thoughts on Art and Autobiographical Memoirs of Giovanni Duprè" by Giovanni Duprè

In poetry:

And then (according to a nurse),
They heard him petulantly say:
"Adipose tissue is curse:
It's hard to pack them tripes away."
At last he did; sewed up the skin,
But left, some say, a swab within.
"The Widow" by Robert W Service

In news:

Specific Adipose Stromal Cell Surface Receptor and Ligand Identified.
Invitrogen Partners with Cytori to Offer Adipose Stem Cell Research Products.
Abnormal body-fat distribution in HIV-1-associated adipose redistribution syndrome (HARS) remains unexplained at present.
Hibernomas are rare, benign tumor s that contain neoplastic cells that are histologically similar to those of brown adipose tissue.
1 present impressive pooled data from more than 220 000 patients, correlating indirect measurements of adiposity with first-onset cardiovascular events.
The adipose fins get clipped when the fish are little at the hatcheries.
But Reviewers Urge Caution in Development and Clinical Use of Adipose Stem Cells.
Liposarcomas of the head and neck are rare, owing to the paucity of adipose tissue in this region.
Body adiposity index measures hip circumference and height to determine whether we're overweight.
Liposarcomas of the head and neck are rare, owing to the paucity of adipose tissue in this region.
More recently, science has also documented hormone secretion from "nontraditional" sites, such as the heart, kidney, liver and adipose tissue.
Certain immune cells keep adipose tissue in check by helping to define normal and abnormal physiological states.
Trainers cannot spot reduce unwanted adipose tissue (fat).
MediVet America performed the procedure--called Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Therapy--to treat Booster, a service dog.