Of or pertaining to animal fat fatty
- unwanted fat contained in the cells of adipose structure composed primarily of varying mixtures of tripalmitin tristearin and triolein It solidifies after death
- composed of animal fat
- Of or regarding animal fat; fatty.
A small, white alien crafted from fat. It was featured in the Doctor which episode "Partners In Crime".
Fatty. Adipose describes tissue made up of primarily fat cells for instance the yellowish layer of fat underneath the skin.
1743, from contemporary Latin adiposus "fatty," from Latin adipem (nominative adeps, genitive adipis) "smooth fat of animals, fat, lard," from Greek aleipha "unguent, fat," associated with lipos "grease, fat" (see leave (v.)). Change of -l- to -d- "prob. because Umbrian influence" [Klein]. But it could as well be a native Italic formation from same origins, *ad-leip-a "sticking onto."
is the quality of becoming fat or filled with fat.
(a.) Of or with respect to pet fat; fatty.
These are pressed upon and become atrophied, and may ultimately be replaced by adipose tissue.