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adjective as in fatty

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Example Sentences

After a few months, she developed paradoxical adipose hyperplasia, or PAH — which causes firm tissue masses in the area that’s been treated.

A 2008 report in Neurology showed that folks with the highest levels of midsection adipose were nearly three times as likely to develop dementia as those with the lowest.

In particular, obesity contributes to a state of insulin resistance, in which the tissues of the body such as muscle, adipose and the liver become less responsive to the signal of insulin to take up and utilize glucose.

From Ozy

It’s got some connective tissue, which is sort of a non-woven fabric of protein, and then it’s got the interstitial adipose tissue.

It’s got adipose tissue, it’s got loose connective tissue, it’s got hard connective tissue, it’s got the muscle tissue itself.

They are two broad folds of membranous and adipose substance, forming the portals to the Vulva, or entrance to the Vagina.

Let the luckless one ask of me no more; let him call only upon the succulent; let him recruit among the full ranks of the adipose.

The sedentary habit grew upon him; the vital organs got clogged with adipose tissue.

Laura was a cool-headed woman, shrewd and astute, with heart under perfect control, her feelings well upholstered by adipose.

Such ethereal food is highly unproductive of adipose tissue, and the poet needs adipose like any other man.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adipose, such as: adipocerous, greasy, oily, oleaginous, and unctuous.

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