HyperDic: fatty_tissue

English > 1 sense of the expression fatty tissue:
NOUNbodyfatty tissue, adipose tissue, fata kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy
English > fatty tissue: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs.
Example"fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
Synonymsadipose tissue, fat
NarroweratheromaA fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery
belly, paunchA protruding abdomen
cellulitelumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.
flabLoose or flaccid body fat
mons, mons veneris, mons pubisA mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
puppy fatfat on the body of a baby or child
spare tire, love handleexcess fat around the waistline
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishtejido adiposo
Catalanteixit adipós

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