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fatty degeneration

noun, Pathology
1.
deterioration of the cells of the body, accompanied by the formation of fat globules within the diseased cells.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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fatty degeneration

noun
1.
(pathol) the abnormal formation of tiny globules of fat within the cytoplasm of a cell
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fatty de generation in Medicine

fatty degeneration n.
The accumulation of fat globules within the cells of an organ, such as the liver or heart, resulting in deterioration of tissue and diminished functioning of the affected organ. Also called adipose degeneration, steatosis.

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