adip-, adipo-
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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  • adipo- — adip(o) ♦ Élément, du lat. adeps, adipis « graisse ». ⇒ADIPO , élément préf. Sert à former des composés sav. appartenant à la chim., à la physiol., à la méd., etc. Indique gén. la présence normale ou anormale de tissus de nature graisseuse (cf.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • adip- — adip(o) ♦ Élément, du lat. adeps, adipis « graisse ». adip , adipo ❖ ♦ Premier élément, du lat. adeps, adipis « graisse », de mots didact. Outre les mots traités ci dessous, on peut signaler : adipocellulose, n. f.; adipocire, n. f.; ad …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • adipo — ADÍPO Element prim de compunere savantă care are sensul de (referitor la) grăsime . [< fr. adip(o) , cf. lat. adeps, ipis]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 15.10.2004. Sursa: DN  ADIP(O) elem. grăsime . (< fr. adip/o/ , cf. lat. adeps, adipis)… …   Dicționar Român

  • adipo- — combining form see adip * * * a combining form with the meaning fat, fatty tissue, used in the formation of compound words: adipocere. Also, esp. before a vowel, adip . [ < L adip (see ADIPOSE) + O ] * * * adipo , comb. form (ˈædɪpəʊ) [a. L …   Useful english dictionary

  • adip- — combining form or adipo Etymology: Latin adip , adeps, from Greek aleipha; akin to Greek lipos fat, lard more at leave 1. : fat : fatty tissue adipic …   Useful english dictionary

  • adip- — ► prefijo Componente de palabra procedente del lat. adeps, que significa grasa. TAMBIÉN adipo * * * altadip , adipo /alt ► Prefijos procedentes del l. adeps, adipis, grasa …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • adip- — or adipo combining form Etymology: Latin adip , adeps, probably from Greek aleipha fat, oil, from aleiphein to rub with oil more at aliphatic fat < adipocyte > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adipo- — a combining form with the meaning fat, fatty tissue, used in the formation of compound words: adipocere. Also, esp. before a vowel, adip . [ < L adip (see ADIPOSE) + O ] * * * …   Universalium

  • adipo- — combining form see adip …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adip- — var. of adipo before a vowel: adipic. * * * …   Universalium

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