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Descriptor English:   Adipocytes 
Descriptor Spanish:   Adipocitos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Adipócitos 
Synonyms English:   Adipocyte
Cell, Fat
Cells, Fat
Fat Cell
Fat Cells
Tree Number:   A11.329.114
Definition English:   Cells in the body that store FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. WHITE ADIPOCYTES are the predominant type and found mostly in the abdominal cavity and subcutaneous tissue. BROWN ADIPOCYTES are thermogenic cells that can be found in newborns of some species and hibernating mammals. 
History Note English:   94 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   31672 
Unique Identifier:   D017667 

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