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

Adipose tissue, commonly known as fat, exists throughout our bodies. We find it in large quantities under the skin, where it’s known as subcutaneous adipose tissue, and in the abdomen, where it covers and protects our internal organs. Under microscopic examination, this type of tissue is made up of large round cells. The cells typically …
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