Definition of Cellulite

1. Noun. Lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc..

Generic synonyms: Adipose Tissue, Fat, Fatty Tissue



Definition of Cellulite

1. Noun. the dimpled appearance of skin caused by the protrusion of subcutaneous adipose tissue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cellulite

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Medical Definition of Cellulite

1. 1. Colloquial term for deposits of fat and fibrous tissue causing dimpling of the overlying skin. Synonym: lipoedema. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cellulite

cellularizing
cellularly
cellulars
cellulase
cellulases
cellulate
cellulated
cellulation
cellule
cellules
cellulicidal
celluliferous
cellulifugal
cellulin
cellulipetal
cellulite (current term)
cellulites
cellulitic phlegmasia
cellulitides
cellulitis
cellulitises
cellulocutaneous flap
celluloid
celluloid strip
celluloids
cellulolytic
cellulosan
cellulose
cellulose acetate
cellulose acetate phthalate

Literary usage of Cellulite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Daytrips Switzerland: 45 One Day Adventures by Rail, Car, Bus, Ferry Or by Norman P. Renouf (1999)
"... Slimming and cellulite Treatments (Schlankheits und cellulite Treatments)—treatments designed to prevent fat accumulations and tissue change which ..."

2. A Manual of gynaecology by Thomas Watts Eden (1911)
"Thickening and cicatricial contraction may occur in the broad ligaments, or in the utero-sacral ligaments as sequelae of cellulite. ..."

3. The Asclepiad: A Book of Original Research and Observation in the Science by Benjamin Ward Richardson (1892)
"A cellulite MOUTHPIECE FOR INHALATION. '0 the apparatus for the inhalation of oxygen described in a previous volume (1884) I have now added a new and ..."

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