fatty tissue


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fatty tissue a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
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In literature:

The fats and carbohydrates also have a double use in the body, that of producing heat and energy and of building fatty tissue.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Adipose or Fatty Tissue.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Meat is composed of muscular tissue, connective tissue or gristle, fatty tissue, blood-vessels, nerves, bone, etc.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
This is apt to be the case in very thin women when the abdomen is not covered by a sufficient layer of fatty tissue.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
This placenta consists of fatty tissue surrounding a great many little blood vessels.
"Herself" by E. B. Lowry
Excess of carbohydrates may be stored in the body as fatty tissue.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
It is usually well padded with fatty tissue.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
Severe rubbing and rolling of the flesh between the fingers will gradually dissolve the fatty tissues.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
It is also sometimes mixed with fatty tissue.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Just under the mucous membrane of the anus and rectum there is a layer of loose, fatty, connective tissue, called areolar tissue.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
In fatty degeneration the elements of the muscular tissue are replaced by fatty or oily granules.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
AD'IPOSE TISSUE, the cellular tissue containing the oily or fatty matter of the body.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
The soft, fatty substance contained in the central cavities of the bones: the spinal marrow, however, is composed of nervous tissue.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
Fine words are just as good, no matter what anybody may tell you, and they don't create fatty tissue.
"Seeing Things at Night" by Heywood Broun
FATTY DEGENERATION, an abnormal condition found in the tissues of the animal body, in which the healthy protoplasm is replaced by fatty granules.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
At other times the tissues appear swollen, granular, and undergo a fatty degeneration.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

In news:

(B) Histological examination showed slightly hyperplastic glandular tissue without cytological atypia within the reticular dermis and fatty tissue (haematoxylin and eosin staining, original magnification ×20.
"I cut the fatty tissue off the side of the legs so it would fit inside that crematory ," said Ellenberg.
Dioxins are a byproduct of incineration and industrial activities involving chlorine, and collect in the fatty tissue of humans.
Stem cells are taken out of the dog's fatty tissue are harvested then injected into problem areas leaving the dogs completely healed.
Since beluga whales have no dorsal fins, the tags are implanted in a hard ridge of fatty tissue on their backs the creatures use to break the ice.

In science:

Other examples include polycrystalline domains in metals, ceramics, magnetic domains, biological tissues and mono layers of fatty acids on surface of water.
Inhomogenous Poisson Networks and Random Cellular Structures
The next step is to add more realistic details to the model by considering the fatty tissue and the properties of the skin.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling