ADIPOCYTE

1. a cell that develops fatty tissue and is skilled for it's chemical process and storing of triglycerides, the appearance that the vast majority of fat is held inside the body. Adipocytes additionally consist of enzymes that in many cases can mobilize the contained fat as fatty acids and glycerol.

ADIPOCYTE: "The surgeon was able to remove a large number of adipocyte deposits during the liposuction procedure."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADIPOCYTE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adipocyte/ (accessed February 17, 2020).
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