• WordNet 3.6
    • n adiposity having the property of containing fat "he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Adiposity The state of being fat; fatness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n adiposity Fatness; adiposis.
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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
The climate and the food plants do not favor the accumulation of adipose tissue by animals, and there is no other source of supply.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
They have more adipose tissue than the men, yet are never fat.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
The deeper portion of the true skin is known as the reticular portion, and is largely composed of adipose tissue.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The mesentery consists of a double layer of cellular and adipose tissue.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The sedentary habit grew upon him; the vital organs got clogged with adipose tissue.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12" by Elbert Hubbard
Must he be swamped in order to put the desirable adipose tissue on his bones?
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
The adipose tissue appeared to be wholly confined to the subcutaneous region.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
Adipose tissue is simply connective tissue loaded with fat-distended cells.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
His bulging eyes grew more and more prominent, and his adipose jaw dropped.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer

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.