adipose degeneration n.
See fatty degeneration.
- Adipose fin
a small, fleshy fin, usually lacking rays, behind the main dorsal fin in trouts, catfishes, and other bony fishes. Historical Examples This is known as the adipose fin, being formed of fatty substance covered by skin. A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan There are also three beautiful […]
- Adipose fossa
adipose fossa adipose fossa n. Any of the subcutaneous spaces in the breast containing accumulations of fat.
- Adipose infiltration
adipose infiltration adipose infiltration n. The growth of normal adult fat cells in sites where they are not usually present.
- Adipose tissue
loose connective tissue in which fat cells accumulate. Historical Examples Evidence of this soon appears in the circumstance that the deposit of adipose tissue is no longer confined to the proper places. Tobacco and Alcohol John Fiske The acini are imbedded in a mass of adipose tissue which contains the vessels and nerves. A System […]