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adipose

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Adjective, Noun
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ad=i=pose

CIDE DICTIONARY

adiposen. 
     The fat present in the cells of adipose tissue, composed mainly of varying mixtures of tripalmitin, tristearin, and triolein. It solidifies after death.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
adiposea. [L. adeps, adipis, fat, grease.].
     Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty.  [1913 Webster]
Adipose fin (Zoöl.), a soft boneless fin. -- Adipose tissue (Anat.), that form of animal tissue which forms or contains fat.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adipose, adj. of or characterized by fat; fatty.

Idiom
adipose tissue fatty connective tissue in animals.
Derivative
adiposity n.
Etymology
mod.L adiposus f. adeps adipis fat

THESAURUS

adipose

beefy, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, blubbery, bosomy, brawny, burly, buttery, butyraceous, buxom, chrismal, chrismatory, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fatty, fleshy, full, greasy, gross, heavyset, hefty, hippy, imposing, lardaceous, lardy, lusty, meaty, mucoid, obese, oily, oleaginous, oleic, overweight, paunchy, plump, podgy, portly, potbellied, pudgy, puffy, pursy, rich, roly-poly, rotund, sebaceous, sleek, slick, slippery, smooth, soapy, square, squat, squatty, stalwart, stocky, stout, strapping, suety, swollen, tallowy, thick-bodied, thickset, top-heavy, tubby, unctuous, unguent, unguentary, unguentous, well-fed

ROGET THESAURUS

adipose

Unctuousness

N unctuousness, unctuosity, lubricity, ointment, anointment, lubrication, unctuous, oily, oleaginous, adipose, sebaceous, unguinous, fat, fatty, greasy, waxy, butyraceous, soapy, saponaceous, pinguid, lardaceous, slippery.


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