A thermogenic form of adipose tissue that is composed of brown adipocytes[MP,modified] [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/smb ]

Synonyms: brown fat multilocular adipose tissue textus adiposus fuscus adipocytus multigutturalis

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

Brownfat:PETCT.jpg

external definition

Adipose tissue, cells of which contain multiple small lipid droplets.[FMA]

function notes

thermogenesis

has related synonym

BAT
textus adiposus fuscus

id

UBERON:0001348

taxon notes

especially abundant in newborns and in hibernating mammals

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