fat embolism n.
The presence of fat globules that obstruct circulation, usually the result of fractures of a long bone, burns, parturition, or the fatty degeneration of the liver.
noun, Embryology. 1. a diagram or series of diagrams indicating the later structures or adult parts that develop from specific regions of an embryo or egg cortex.
[feyt] /feɪt/ noun 1. something that unavoidably befalls a person; fortune; lot: It is always his fate to be left behind. 2. the universal principle or ultimate agency by which the order of things is presumably prescribed; the decreed cause of events; time: Fate decreed that they would never meet again. 3. that which is […]
noun, Informal. 1. a sanitarium or a resort that specializes in helping people lose weight. noun 1. (slang) a health farm or similar establishment to which people go to lose weight noun phrase A resort or treatment center where people go to lose weight: It’ll be adventures of me, and takes place at a fat […]
[fat-fing-ger] /ˈfætˌfɪŋ gər/ Informal. adjective 1. noting or pertaining to errors made by hitting the wrong key or button on a keyboard, keypad, or number pad: fat-finger dialing errors; a large number of typos evidencing the fat-finger syndrome. verb (used with object) 2. to make an error in or on (something) by hitting the wrong […]