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adip(o)-

 
word element [L.], fat.
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adip-

, adipo- (a-dip', ad'i-pō),
Fat, fatty. Corresponds to G. lip-, lipo-.
See also: lipo-.
[L. adeps, adipis, soft animal fat, lard, grease; fatty tissue; obesity; akin to G. aleipha, unguent, anointing-oil, oil, fat, pitch, resin; lipos, animal fat, lard, tallow, vegetable oil]
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adip-

, adipo-
Combining forms meaning fat, fatty. Corresponds to G. lip-, lipo-.
See also: lipo-
[L. adeps, adipis, soft animal fat, lard, grease; fatty tissue; obesity; akin to G. aleipha, unguent, anointing-oil, oil, fat, pitch, resin; lipos, animal fat, lard, tallow, vegetable oil]
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