- Relating to or consisting of fat, especially in animals.
- Having an excessive amount of body fat.
Derived from the latin word adiposus, meaning 'fat'.
- Adipose tissue helps store energy and insulate the body.
- Adipose cells store excess fat in the body.
- Obesity is often characterized by an excessive amount of adipose tissue.
- The adipose layer provided a layer of insulation from the cold.
- The adipose deposits in the liver can lead to liver disease.