from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fatty deposit causing a dimpled or uneven appearance, as around the thighs and buttocks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the dimpled appearance of skin caused by the protrusion of subcutaneous adipose tissue
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. small lumpy deposits of body fat esp. on women's thighs and buttocks. Not used as a technical term.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.
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.
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.
The study of cellulite is a relatively recent development in physiology.
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.
Plus-sized Americans have enough problems without worrying about whether their cellulite is a religious transgression, as well.
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.
Amazing, Betty, there is nothing called cellulite?