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Fat

Descriptions of Fat

Fat: a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; adipose tissue also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
Source: WordNet 2.1

Fat : ester of glycerol with fatty acids; generally odorless, colorless, and tasteless if pure; fats are insoluble in water, soluble in most organic solvents; they occur in animal and vegetable tissue.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Fat

Fat: The body's storage of long-term fuel in fat cells.

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

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Fat: Related Topics

  • Fat disorders

Diseases List for Fat:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Fat' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

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