Fatty infiltration
Fatty Fat"ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster]

{Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; -- so called because the higher members, as stearic and palmitic acids, occur in the natural fats, and are themselves fatlike substances.

{Fatty clays}. See under {Clay}.

{Fatty degeneration} (Med.), a diseased condition, in which the oil globules, naturally present in certain organs, are so multiplied as gradually to destroy and replace the efficient parts of these organs.

{Fatty heart}, {Fatty liver}, etc. (Med.), a heart, liver, etc., which have been the subjects of fatty degeneration or infiltration.

{Fatty infiltration} (Med.), a condition in which there is an excessive accumulation of fat in an organ, without destruction of any essential parts of the latter.

{Fatty tumor} (Med.), a tumor consisting of fatty or adipose tissue; lipoma. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fatty infiltration — Infiltration In fil*tra tion, n. [Cf. F. infiltration.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of infiltrating, as of water into a porous substance, of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body, or of persons into a hostile… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fatty infiltration — n infiltration of the tissue of an organ with excess amounts of fat * * * 1. a deposit of fat in the tissues, especially between the cells; the term describes an older concept now included in fatty change (see under change). 2. the presence of… …   Medical dictionary

  • fatty infiltration — noun : infiltration of the tissue of an organ with excess amounts of fat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fatty — Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the higher …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty acid — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty clays — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty degeneration — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty heart — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty liver — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty tumor — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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