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Mesh term Adipose Tissue

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Connective Tissue


Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals, there are two types of adipose tissue, the WHITE FAT and the BROWN FAT. Their relative distributions vary in different species with most adipose tissue being white.

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Adipose Tissue, Beige
Adipose Tissue, Brown
Adipose Tissue, White

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