from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A fatty deposit causing a dimpled or uneven appearance, as around the thighs and buttocks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun small lumpy deposits of body fat esp. on women's thighs and buttocks. Not used as a technical term.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun the
dimpled appearanceof skincaused by the protrusion of subcutaneous adipose tissue
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The term cellulite is used to describe collection of fat, that cause dimpling in the skin.
The term cellulite was coined in 1973 and refers to the dimpled appearance of the skin that some people have on their hips, thighs, and buttocks.
The study of cellulite is a relatively recent development in physiology.
In 1999, researchers in the US found that cellulite is associated with a thin layer of connective tissue made of collagen that sits just below the skin.
Have you ever: realized cellulite is creation of fiendish, misogynist extraterrestrial force in grips of which female earthlings are helpless (or entertained similar, late-night theory)  NEVER
We all know the old reliable "cellulite" -- that body flaw invented and marketed to women, defined as a strictly female problem, one we should seek long and hard to avoid.
There are many exercises (generally known as cellulite exercises) that may help you to shed extra fat from specific area of the body.
This can have a dramatic effect on the appearance of your cellulite, which is visible mostly due to loosening of the skin.
Plus-sized Americans have enough problems without worrying about whether their cellulite is a religious transgression, as well.
Amazing, Betty, there is nothing called cellulite?