of, like, or containing animal fat; fatty
Origin of adiposeModern Latin adiposus ; from Classical Latin adeps (gen. adipis), fat; ultimately ; from Classical Greek aleipha, fat; akin to lipos: see lipo-
fat in the connective tissue of an animal's body
Of, relating to, or composed of animal fat; fatty.
The fat found in adipose tissue.
Origin of adiposeNew Latin adipōsus, from Latin adeps, adip-, fat.
- ad′i·pose′ness, ad′i·pos′i·ty