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fat·ty

(fat'ē),
Oily or greasy; relating in any sense to fat.
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fatty

Drug slang
noun A regional term for a marijuana cigarette (joint).
 
Medspeak
adjective Referring to fat.
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fat·ty

(fat'ē)
Oily or greasy; relating in any sense to fat.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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"In addition, our findings reveal a complex relationship between baseline fatty liver and fasting insulin concentration," Kim concluded.
Ongoing studies have led to the premise that a balance of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids is necessary to maximize the benefits of these fats.
John Patience and Denise Beaulieu at the Prairie Swine Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on a series of four projects feeding flaxseed to pigs to enrich pork with omega-3 fatty acids.
The build-up of fat in the liver known as fatty liver disease sometimes leads to hard-to-treat liver cancer.
Unlike omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that are polyunsaturated, omega-9 fatty acids are monounsaturated fatty acids, meaning they have just one double bond.
Conclusion: Fatty liver is a frequently found incidental finding on ultrasound.
Chia oil a powerhouse of beneficial omega fatty acids.
To make mediumchain fatty alcohols, Feng's team hijacked a pathway in a compartment in the yeast cell.
This is the story of almost 80% of the patients visiting the doctors for ultrasound of their abdomen and are labelled to have fatty liver, where radiologist is the first health professional to counsel the patient regarding this normal to appear disease entity which has no drugs available for treatment and only patient can cure and prevent this disease process.
While it's normal to have some fat in the liver, fatty liver or steatosis occurs when more than five to 10 percent of your liver weight is made up of fat.
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver or Steatosis was diagnosed on the basis of Ultrasonography.
By pooling findings from diverse large studies that had measured blood or tissue levels of omega-3 fatty acids, researchers evaluated relationships with heart disease events over time, reported BBC health.