adipose tissue


What is fat? Fat is a specialized type of tissue that is found throughout the body. It is made up of large cells called adipocytes that look clear when viewed through a microscope. Fat acts as a storage site for energy and provides warmth for our internal organs. The medical term for fat is adipose …
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Adipose tissue

What is adipose tissue? Adipose tissue is fat. Normal adipose tissue is found all over our bodies. Large amounts of adipose tissue is found under the skin where it is called subcutaneous adipose tissue. Large amounts of adipose tissue is also found in the abdomen where it covers and protects our internal organs. What are …
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