Definition for AD'I-POSE

AD'I-POSE, a. [L. adiposus, from adeps, fat. Qu. Ch. מפש, to grow fat; Heb. and Ch., fat, gross, stupid; Ar. طَفْْشٌ, tafashan, fat, bulky.]

Fat. The adipose membrane is the cellular membrane, containing the fat in its cells, and consisting of ductile membranes, connected by a sort of net-work. The adipose vein spreads itself on the coat and fat that covers the kidneys. The adipose ducts are the bags and ducts which contain the fat. – Quincy. Coxe.

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