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Adipose Tissue, White

"Adipose Tissue, White" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Fatty tissue composed of WHITE ADIPOCYTES and generally found directly under the skin (SUBCUTANEOUS FAT) and around the internal organs (ABDOMINAL FAT). It has less vascularization and less coloration than the BROWN FAT. White fat provides heat insulation, mechanical cushion, and source of energy.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adipose Tissue, White" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Adipose Tissue, White" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 162 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2017
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