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adipocyte (AD uh poh sight") (s) (noun), adipocytes (pl)
A fat cell or any of various cells found in adipose tissue that are specialized for the storage of fat; lipocyte; fat cell: Adipocytes are accumulated in certain cells of connective tissue. There are two kinds of adipose tissue: the white kind (WAT) and the brown kind (BAT).
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