fatty tissue

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Synonyms for fatty tissue

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

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"We were able to create a personalized hydrogel from the materials of the biopsy, to differentiate fatty tissue cells into different cell types and to engineer cardiac, spinal cord, cortical and other tissue implants to treat different diseases," said Tal Dvir of TAU.
In this case, you get increased amounts of fatty tissue in your breast.
What is the name of the soft fatty tissue in which blood cells are produced, found in the cavities of bones?
However, since the breast is composed of fatty tissue and fibroglandular tissue that have different diffusion coefficients, the measured ADC may vary with the fat content.
Protrusion of one or both eyeballs caused by a swelling of the soft fatty tissue in the bony eye socket.
The product is intended for the treatment of the orphan disease calciphylaxis (calcific uraemic arteriolopathy, CUA), a serious and rare condition characterised by vascular calcification and thrombosis leading to necrosis (cellular death) of the skin and fatty tissue.
Infiltration of thyroid gland by fatty tissue is a rare entity.
One such theory contends that a large amount of fatty tissue surrounding the voice box (larynx) increases its resonance capability and thus produces a more pleasing sound.
Cut surface has a glistening gray-white appearance interspersed with fatty tissue. Microscopically, there are three main components, interlacing trabeculae of dense fibrocollageneos tissue.
Clinicians used the 5-point Merz Hand Grading Scale (MHGS), ranging from 0 (no loss of fatty tissue) to 5 (very severe loss of fatty tissue, marked visibility of veins and tendons), with an improvement of at least 1 considered clinically meaningful, according to Merz.
On the body, PermaSculpt removes fatty tissue in three ways.
Lastly, coffee bean extract, developed from decaffeinated green coffee beans, may help increase the rate of fat released from fatty tissue. (Food Technology, 11/2013).
"One of our concerns was PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) and dioxins, which collect in ocular tissue and fatty tissue," recalls Jeff Lyons, senior vice president of fresh foods.