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fat-pad

(fat'pad), [TA]
An accumulation of somewhat encapsulated adipose tissue.
Synonym(s): corpus adiposum [TA], fat body
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FAT PAD: prolapse of orbital fat pad at the lateral canthus of the eye

fat pad

1. Sucking pad.
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FAT PAD: prolapse of orbital fat pad at the lateral canthus of the eye
2. A layer of adipose tissue (usually capsulated) that protects structures from direct impact. Fat pads are found in various locations in the body: beneath the patellar tendon; under the calcaneus; or behind the elbow. See: illustration
See also: pad
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The study group consisted of 50 patients with superolateral infrapatellar fat pad edema, 33 females (66%) and 17 males (34%) (mean age 38.6 [+ or -]12.1 years; range, 19 to 66 years).
Hoffa's fat pad consists of fat globules demarcated by thin fibrous cords.
Peault, "The Infrapatellar fat pad as a source of perivascular stem cells with increased chondrogenic potential for regenerative medicine," Stem Cells Translational Medicine, vol.
Fat mass for all different fat pads measured [epididymal (EFM), subcutaneous (SFM) and retroperitoneal (RFM)].
Overall, exposure to BPA was significantly associated with an increased fat weight in rodents [SMD = 0.67 (95% CI: 0.53, 0.81); Table 3] with a relatively low heterogeneity that could be related to the fact that several fat pads derived from the same animal were included ([I.sup.2] = 46%).
A ganglion cyst that developed from the infrapatellar fat pad of the knee.
The Shapiro-Wilk test was used to assess normality in the fat pad volumes.
Although LA has characteristic features that usually make it a straightforward MRI diagnosis, other entities presenting as filling defects in the suprapatellar recess, such that osseous loose bodies, synovial chondromatosis, "rice bodies" accompanying rheumatoid arthritis, pigmented villonodular synovitis, quadriceps fat pad impingement, synovial hemangioma, intra-articular lipoma, and intra-articular liposarcoma may mimic LA and cause confusion [23, 24].
The fat pad of a mouse was a round or oval disk shape of about 1,000 [micro]m in diameter (Figure 3(a)).
A 10 MHz Sonosite 180 plus US scanner (penetration depth of 2.2 cm) was used to measure the thickness of the treatment site's subcutaneous fat pad layer before treatment, immediately after treatment, and three days after treatment.
For example, the infraorbital fat pad tends to protrude as people age.