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 for Adipose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adipose \Ad"i*pose`\, n. (Physiol.)
     The fat present in the cells of adipose tissue, composed
     mainly of varying mixtures of tripalmitin, tristearin, and
     triolein. It solidifies after death.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adipose \Ad"i*pose`\ (?; 277), a. [L. adeps, adipis, fat,
     Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty.
     [1913 Webster]
     Adipose fin (Zool.), a soft boneless fin.
     Adipose tissue (Anat.), that form of animal tissue which
        forms or contains fat.
        [1913 Webster] Adiposeness

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: composed of animal fat; "adipose tissue constitutes the
             fat of meat"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "adipose":
     beefy, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, blubbery, bosomy, brawny,
     burly, buttery, butyraceous, buxom, chrismal, chrismatory, chubby,
     chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fatty, fleshy,
     full, greasy, gross, heavyset, hefty, hippy, imposing, lardaceous,
     lardy, lusty, meaty, mucoid, obese, oily, oleaginous, oleic,
     overweight, paunchy, plump, podgy, portly, potbellied, pudgy,
     puffy, pursy, rich, roly-poly, rotund, sebaceous, sleek, slick,
     slippery, smooth, soapy, square, squat, squatty, stalwart, stocky,
     stout, strapping, suety, swollen, tallowy, thick-bodied, thickset,
     top-heavy, tubby, unctuous, unguent, unguentary, unguentous,

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