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Definition of the noun adipose cell
What does adipose cell mean as a name of something?
- cells composed of fat
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonym of adipose cell: fat cell
- more generic terms: somatic cell / vegetative cell = any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells
- substance: fat = a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids
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by Wilson G. Pond
ADIPOSE TISSUE EXPRESSION OF TRANSCRIPTION, METABOLIC, AND REGULATORY FACTORS Adipose cell differentiation is accompanied by transcriptional activation of genes by several groups of transcription factor proteins: PPARg, ...
by R.V. Krstic;
Adipose cell M RF Adipose cells, white, histophysiological changes in fasting: After 24 h. Increase in number off micropinocytotic vesicles only. After 48 h; Decrease in size of f lipid droplets (L), many adipose cells become multivacuolated.
by Carrick Devine, M. Dikeman
is already at maximum by birth in meat animals, adipose cell number increases manyfold between birth and market weight or mature size through differentiation (or recruitment) of new or dormant ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Adipose Cell A cell filled with a large quantity of lipid. Adipose Tissue Tissue in which fat is extensively deposited. Adiposis A disorder characterized by the excessive accumulation of fat in the body. Adiposity Synonym for obesity. Adipost A ...
by David Bedworth, Albert E Bedworth
ADIPOSE CELL THEORY The number of adipocytes q.v. in a person is determined by earliest feeding practices. ADIPOSE TISSUE 1. Body fat. 2. The body's fat storage deposits located subcutaneously q.v. at certain areas. cf: adiposity.
by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio
The adipose cell can store as much as 50 times its weight, and if filled up to its maximum, new adipose cells can be formed; hence the body has a very large capacity for storing fats. See also Obesity. Fat functions. Fat is a concentrated source ...
a term in Anatomy, simplifying fatty; as adipose tissue, adipose cell, Ac. ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS, a group of mountains in the N. of the state of New York, North America, lying between Lakes Champlain and Ontario.
by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization
adiabatic expansion adipocyte adipose adipose cell adjacency adjoin adjudged infringer adjust adjust adjustability adjustable adjustable wrench : adjustable Spanner adjusting the exposure - exposure compensation adjustment adjustment ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
An adipose cell found in some Heteroptera (Wardle). Cf. Haematocyte. Rel. Circulatory System. ADIPOSE TISSUE A kind of animal tissue that stores fat. See Fat Body. ADISCOTA Noun. (Latin, a = without + discus = disc + -ota = noun suffix .
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