fatty infiltration n.
The abnormal accumulation of fat droplets in the cytoplasm of cells.
- Fatty kidney
fatty kidney n. A kidney in which there is a fatty change in the parenchymal cells, especially a fatty degeneration.
- Fatty liver
fatty liver n. Yellow discoloration of the liver due to fatty degeneration of the parenchymal cells.
- Fatty metamorphosis
fatty metamorphosis n. The presence of microscopically visible droplets of fat in the cytoplasm of cells.
noun, Chemistry. 1. . noun 1. another name for fixed oil fatty oil n. A nonvolatile oil of animal or plant derivation, chemically a glyceride of a fatty acid, that is not capable of distillation and that is convertible into a soap by substituting the glycerine with an alkaline base.