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fat-pad

(fat'pad), [TA]
An accumulation of somewhat encapsulated adipose tissue.
Synonym(s): corpus adiposum [TA], fat body

fat body

  1. (in amphibians and lizards) a structure in the form of finger-like growths immediately in front of the gonads. The fat body stores fat as ADIPOSE TISSUE and is largest just before hibernation. It is of special importance in males where little or no food is taken in the breeding season, after which it is greatly reduced in size.
  2. (in insects) a loose network of tissue in spaces between organs and around the gut, storing fat, proteins, glycogen and uric acid. It is found especially in juvenile insects before METAMORPHOSIS.
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Despite this simplification of what is surely a more complex phenomenon, she makes an interesting case that the fat body becomes increasingly "marked, stigmatized, and understood to be the emblem of our collective excess" (30).
both invokes and critiques gendered management of the fat body.
Table 1 Mean Score Analysis of Appreciation of Body Image N = 1710 Body Image Appreciation of Body Types (Body profiles) Slim Body Average Body Fat body Quite Some what Some what Satisfied satisfied dissatisfied Upper Extremities X = 706 X = 626 X = 400 --Hair 851 * 570 289 --Chest/breast 713 * 460 537 * Middle --Waist 814 * 621 275 --Buttocks 824 * 611 275 --Hips 829 * 600 281 Lower Extremities --Feet 327 577 810 * --Legs and Ankles 320 587 803 * --Thighs 608 846 * 256 * = accepted Table 2 Percentage Analysis of Weight Losing Method N = 1716 % Distribution S/ Weight Losing Some Not at No No.
The other was also white, aged in his late 30s or early 40s, with a very fat body, thin legs, a round face and fair hair.
The Roesel's Bushcricket, which is green and brown with a short fat body and long back legs, was spotted in Lavender Hall Park in Balsall Common and in Hillfields Park.
Hydrophilic, or water soluble, drugs that are distributed into lean body mass should be dosed according to ideal body weight, she said, while dosage for lipophilic, or fat soluble, drugs, which are distributed equally between lean and fat body mass, should be calculated according to actual body weight.
Lean tissue (muscle) uses eight times more energy than fat, so a muscular body will burn more calories than a high fat body even when at rest.
The fat body, which is closely associated with the gonad, consists of a variable amount of adipose tissue.
I'm a fat person in a thin body or a fat body, and I always will be."
To that end, he charts this gendered fat body from classical times to medieval centuries, the High Renaissance, Luther's Protestantism, Victorianism, World War II modernism, and post-modern rebellion.
The levels of storage lipids and lipid components (fat body and carcass lipids) for females (1999) showed significant differences among the sampling periods (ANCOVA: F = 12.13, P < 0.001; F = 10.76, P < 0.001; F = 11.84, P < 0.001, respectively) (Table 3).
The theory behind this creation is based on the fact that the mayfly presents a big, juicy morsel with a fat body and prominent gauzy wings.