Antonyms for adipose

fatless, lean, defatted, stringy, fat-free, tough, fibrous, nonfat, gristly.

Usage examples for adipose

  1. The only adipose matter we could obtain from him was by boiling his bones, and the small quantity of oil thus obtained would only fry a few meals of steaks. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. They have more adipose tissue than the men, yet are never fat. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  3. In almost every part of the body the ordinary areolar tissue contains a variable quantity of adipose or fatty tissue. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  4. Then he tends to be dwarfed, fatigable, adipose – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  5. The steps of the operation performed at the situation W, where the artery is about to pass beneath the sartorius, are these: an incision of sufficient length- from two to three inches- is to be made over the course of the vessel, so as to divide the skin and adipose membrane, and expose the fascia lata, through which the inner edge of the sartorius muscle becomes now readily discernible. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  6. In three minutes more the side shows were tentless, the dwarfs trying to swarm up the giant's sturdy legs to safety or to hide among the adipose wrinkles of the fat lady, and the outfit tackled the cages. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  7. His six- feet- three of flesh and blood was knotty with muscle, but, in the garments of the polite, the muscularity showed like adipose tissue and spoilt him. – Love's Usuries by Louis Creswicke
  8. Build- Square- shouldered, bony and muscular; lacking somewhat in adipose – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  9. " Let 'em yell," says Mr. Billings- as though the general, by raising one adipose hand, could quell the storm. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. There is greater refinement and sublimation of thought, greater clearness and sharpness of outline, greater audacity of statement, but, on the other hand, there is a loss of bulk, of unction, of adipose tissue, and shall we say of power? – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  11. The squirrels and mice lay by a supply of food in their dens and retreats, but the birds, to a considerable extent, especially our winter residents, carry an equivalent in their own systems, in the form of adipose tissue. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  12. When this is done to excess, and the cells become filled with fat, they form the so- called adipose tissue. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  13. According to this system the osseous, cartilaginous, and adipose tissues are classed as varieties of connective tissue. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  14. They are not generally large men, perhaps not extraordinarily powerful; but they have the aspect of sculptural or even of anatomical models; they seem absolutely devoid of adipose tissue; their muscles stand out with a saliency that astonishes the eye. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  15. In many bodies, however, some degree of careful search requires to be made prior to the full exposure of the vessel in its sheath, in consequence of a considerable quantity of adipose tissue, some lymphatic glands, and many small veins lying in the immediate vicinity of the carotid artery and internal jugular vein. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  16. Not slow to reckon the caliber of the man before him, the leaven of intuition began to work in his adipose intelligence. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  17. The man looked enormously self- satisfied, and was certainly bursting with authority and adipose tissue. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  18. The second, the inferior, arises from the alveolar border in front of the second molar tooth, and passes forward to be inserted into the same fibro- adipose layer. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer