from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The accumulation of fat globules within the cells of a bodily organ, such as the liver or heart, resulting in deterioration of tissue and diminished functioning of the affected organ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a diseased condition, in which the oil globules, naturally present in certain organs, are so multiplied as gradually to destroy and replace the efficient parts of these organs.
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