from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A type of connective tissue that contains stored cellular fat.
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- noun anatomy
Connective tissuewhich stores fat, and which cushions and insulates the body.
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- noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
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