Fatty-degeneration



noun, Pathology.
1.
deterioration of the cells of the body, accompanied by the formation of fat globules within the diseased cells.
noun
1.
(pathol) the abnormal formation of tiny globules of fat within the cytoplasm of a cell

fatty degeneration n.
The accumulation of fat globules within the cells of an organ, such as the liver or heart, resulting in deterioration of tissue and diminished functioning of the affected organ. Also called adipose degeneration, steatosis.

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