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Synonyms for fat

Synonyms for fat

adipose tissue

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an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

having the qualities of fat

relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite

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Synonyms for fat

a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy

having an (over)abundance of flesh

having a relatively large diameter

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containing or composed of fat

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lucrative

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marked by great fruitfulness

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Cholesterol is a waxy, fatlike substance found in the cells of all animals.
Total cholesterol--Cholesterol is a fatlike substance found in your bloodstream and cells.
Almost 60 percent of the brain is composed of fatlike substances called lipids, which act as cerebral building blocks.
Cholesterol (ko-les-ter-ol), a pearly fatlike material present in blood and nerve tissues.
Anti-oxidants such as flavinoids protect the heart by helping to reduce the vessel-clogging effects of cholesterol, a waxy, fatlike substance that can keep blood from reaching the heart.
Researchers had long suspected that inflammation plays a central role in atherosclerosis, the buildup of the fatlike substance called cholesterol and other debris on the interior surface of the artery wall.
The researchers found that fatlike substances with six or more fatty acids around a sugar core resisted breakdown and passed through the intestines unabsorbed.
Oatrim has received excellent reviews from food scientists, who have found that it is easy to incorporate into foods, that its gelling property adds a creamy fatlike texture, and that it is good in baking.