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glossary:adipose [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +"​Adipose"​ means "​fat"​ but is usually used to refer specifically to [[tissue]] made up of mainly fat cells such as the yellow layer of fat beneath the [[skin]].
  
 +The word "​adipose"​ comes from the Latin "​adeps"​ meaning "fat, particularly lard."
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 +See also:
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 +[[Adipose cells]]
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 +[[Adipose tissue]]
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