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.
[fuh-too-i-tee, -tyoo-] /fəˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/ noun, plural fatuities. 1. complacent stupidity; foolishness. 2. something foolish; bêtise. /fəˈtjuːɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. complacent foolishness; inanity 2. a fatuous remark, act, sentiment, etc 3. (archaic) idiocy n. 1530s, from Middle French fatuité (14c.), from Latin fatuitatem (nominative fatuitas) “foolishness,” from fatuus “foolish, insipid,” of uncertain origin.