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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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