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depot

 [de´po, dep´o]
a body area in which a substance, e.g., a drug, can be accumulated, deposited, or stored and from which it can be distributed.
fat depot a site in the body in which large quantities of fat are stored, as in adipose tissue.

depot

/de·pot/ (de´po) (dep´o) a body area in which a substance, e.g., a drug, can be accumulated, deposited, or stored and from which it can be distributed.

depot

[dē′pō, dep′ō]
Etymology: Fr, depository
1 n, any area of the body in which drugs or other substances such as fat are stored and from which they can be distributed.
2 adj, (of a drug) injected or implanted to be slowly absorbed into the circulation.

depot (dē´pō),

n in physiology, the site of accumulation, deposit, or storage of body products not immediately or actively involved in metabolic processes (e.g., a fat depot).

depot

a body area in which a substance, e.g. a drug, can be accumulated, deposited or stored and from which it can be distributed.

fat depot
a site in the body in which large quantities of fat are stored, as in adipose tissue.
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At last there was something to do in those long, empty summer evenings, when the married people sat like images on their front porches, and the boys and girls tramped and tramped the board sidewalks-- northward to the edge of the open prairie, south to the depot, then back again to the post-office, the ice-cream parlour, the butcher shop.
He used to go down on speech-days with four horses and new liveries, and scatter new shillings among the boys at the school where George was: when he went with George to the depot of his regiment, before the boy embarked for Canada, he gave the officers such a dinner as the Duke of York might have sat down to.
On the way to the depot he saw nothing of those who saluted him.
When the train glided into the depot he was on his feet and ready to leave it.
And after that, the bridesmaids begin to come by rail- road from various parts of the country, and to come like adorable recruits enlisted by a sergeant not present; for, on arriving at the Veneering depot, they are in a barrack of strangers.
Now, mark you, Ettie, it will be just a word to you, and when it reaches you, you will drop everything and come right down to the waiting room at the depot and stay there till I come for you.
6 -- color) Jim Escalante operates the interactive railroad crossing signal at the Santa Susana Railroad Depot, which takes visitors back to a time when depots were crucial to towns.
Only a third of Home Depots, for example, currently offer self-checkout.
We will be watching this project very closely to monitor its effectiveness and determine whether we should develop other such Recycling Depots at other locations," added Blank.
Red River Army Depot, located 18 miles west of Texarkana, Texas, in the northeast corner of Texas, is one of our nation's largest defense depots in terms of people and workload.
Visitors love it and there aren't too many of these historic depots in California, and this one happens to be in the same location where it was built.
It is, said Coombs, ``a simple Victorian, but very elegant,'' and, unlike many depots of its day, sports a second story, where station agents and their families lived.