Medical Definition of Hibernating gland

1. A thermogenic type of adipose tissue containing a dark pigment, and arising during embryonic life in certain specific areas in many mammals, including man. It is prominent in the newborn of all species in which it occurs and remains a distinct and conspicuous tissue in the adults of certain species, especially those that hibernate. It is also called brown adipose tissue. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hibernating Gland

hibachi
hibachis
hibakusha
hibakushas
hibbingite
hibernacle
hibernacles
hibernacula
hibernaculum
hibernal
hibernate
hibernated
hibernates
hibernating
hibernating(a)
hibernating gland (current term)
hibernation
hibernations
hibernator
hibernators
hibernoma
hibiscus
hibiscuses
hibonite
hibonites
hic
hic Rhodus, hic salta
hicatee
hicatees
hiccatee

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