[fat-ish] /ˈfæt ɪʃ/
/ˈfætɪzəm/ noun 1. discrimination on the basis of weight, esp prejudice against those considered to be overweight
[fat-ee] /ˈfæt i/ adjective, fattier, fattiest. 1. consisting of, containing, or resembling : fatty tissue. 2. Pathology. characterized by overproduction or excessive accumulation of . [fat-ee] /ˈfæt i/ noun, plural fatties. Informal: Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a person who is overweight or obese (used as a term of address). /ˈfætɪ/ adjective -tier, -tiest 1. containing, […]
noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of aliphatic acids, especially palmitic, stearic, or oleic acid, consisting of a long hydrocarbon chain ending in a carboxyl group that bonds to glycerol to form a fat. noun 1. any of a class of aliphatic carboxylic acids, such as palmitic acid, stearic acid, and oleic acid, that […]
- Fatty acid oxidation cycle
fatty acid oxidation cycle n. The series of reactions by which fatty acids are metabolized by the body to produce energy.