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.
noun, Pathology. 1. .
[fuh-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo-] /fəˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu-/ adjective 1. complacently stupid; foolish.