EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADIPOSE
This was an office lined with adipose, with no work to speak of.
Fit as a fiddle only he has a lot of adipose tissue concealed about his person.
There are also three beautiful red spots on the adipose fin.
He sat, an adipose mass, breathing heavily, and sucking at his cigar.
He works his oxen hard, gives them enough to eat to keep them in full health and vigor, but nothing for adipose.
His bulging eyes grew more and more prominent, and his adipose jaw dropped.
She is adipose to a degree that makes her circumference problematical, and her weight a mere matter of conjecture.
But once they had begun with the meagre child, the adipose old man, the lean or flabby youth, they went on through thick and thin.
The acini are imbedded in a mass of adipose tissue which contains the vessels and nerves.
He perched hesitatingly on the arm of an adipose easy chair, not having been specifically invited to sit.
1743, from Modern Latin adiposus "fatty," from Latin adipem (nominative adeps, genitive adipis) "soft fat of animals, fat, lard," from Greek aleipha "unguent, fat," related to lipos "grease, fat" (see leave (v.)). Change of -l- to -d- "prob. due to Umbrian influence" [Klein]. But it could as well be a native Italic formation from the same roots, *ad-leip-a "sticking onto."