• WordNet 3.6
    • n adiposeness having the property of containing fat "he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Adiposeness The state of being fat; fatness.
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In literature:

Sitting behind a counter increased the adipose tendency which she derived from her father.
"Sons of the Soil" by Honore de Balzac
Certainly our much-abused climate had not dried up their adipose substance.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, Issue 10, August, 1858" by Various
It goes without saying, however, that the amount of adipose thus deposited is meager.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 821, Sep. 26, 1891" by Various
It was like the breathing of an adipose pig.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
He sat, an adipose mass, breathing heavily, and sucking at his cigar.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
He perched hesitatingly on the arm of an adipose easy chair, not having been specifically invited to sit.
"Winnie Childs" by C. N. Williamson
The lean years abolish the adipose deposit of prosperity.
"Success (Second Edition)" by Max Aitken Beaverbrook
His bulging eyes grew more and more prominent, and his adipose jaw dropped.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer
Laura was a cool-headed woman, shrewd and astute, with heart under perfect control, her feelings well upholstered by adipose.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
It was a mighty interesting performance to every one but Adipose, who didn't seem to enjoy it at all, judging from the yells he let out.
"Side Show Studies" by Francis Metcalfe

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.