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Adipocytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Adipocytes
Tree Number(s)
A11.329.114
Unique ID
D017667
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017667
Scope Note
Cells in the body that store FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. WHITE ADIPOCYTES are the predominant type and found mostly in the abdominal cavity and subcutaneous tissue. BROWN ADIPOCYTES are thermogenic cells that can be found in newborns of some species and hibernating mammals.
Entry Term(s)
Fat Cells
Lipocytes
Previous Indexing
Adipose Tissue (1967-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Adipocytes Preferred
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