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

  • n. Accumulation of fat in the interstitial tissue of an organ.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The abnormal retention of lipids by a cell or organ

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fatty degeneration or infiltration.
  • n. Any disease of the sebaceous glands. Also called steatopathia.


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