from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various cells found in adipose tissue that are specialized for the storage of fat. Also called adipocyte.

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  • n. A cell of the body whose primary function is to store fat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cells composed of fat


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