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Science: anatomy) connective tissue that has been specialised to store fat.

Adipocyte. A kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; adipose tissue also cushions and insulates vital organs; fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold.

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Adipose Cells

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