adipose fossae


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ad·i·pose fos·sae

subcutaneous spaces containing accumulations of fat in the breast.

adipose fossae

Any of the spaces in the subcutaneous areolar tissue of the breast that contain variable amounts of fat and are responsible for the breasts’ contour; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

ad·i·pose fos·sae

(ad'i-pōs fos'ē)
Subcutaneous spaces containing accumulations of fat in the breast.
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