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Descriptor English:   Adipose Tissue 
Descriptor Spanish:   Tejido Adiposo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Tecido Adiposo 
Synonyms English:   Body Fat
Fat Pad
Fat Pads
Fatty Tissue
Pad, Fat
Pads, Fat
Tissue, Adipose
Tissue, Fatty  
Tree Number:   A10.165.114
Definition English:   Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals, there are two types of adipose tissue, the WHITE FAT and the BROWN FAT. Their relative distributions vary in different species with most adipose tissue being white. 
Indexing Annotation English:   inflammation = PANNICULITIS; /surg: consider also LIPECTOMY; do not confuse with FAT BODY
See Related English:   Lipectomy
Skinfold Thickness
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   280 
Unique Identifier:   D000273 

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