adeps


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a·deps

, gen.

a·di·pis

,

a·di·pes

(ad'eps, ad'i-pis, -pēz),
1. Denoting fat or adipose tissue.
See also: adeps lanae.
2. The rendered fat of swine, lard, used in the preparation of ointments.
See also: adeps lanae. Synonym(s): lard
[L. lard, fat]

a·deps

, pl. adipes (ad'eps, -i-pēz)
Denoting fat or adipose tissue.
[L. lard, fat]

a·deps

, pl. adipes (ad'eps, -i-pēz)
1. Denoting fat or adipose tissue.
2. The rendered fat of swine, lard, used in the preparation of ointments.
[L. lard, fat]