前缀adip(o)- = Fat or fatty tissues

[Latin adeps, adip-, fat.]

The usual adjective is adipose, mainly used in medical contexts to describe fatty body tissues; an adipocyte is a cell found in connective tissue that stores fat; adiposity is fatness, or a tendency to fatness; adipocere (Latin cera, wax) is a waxy substance sometimes formed by the decomposition of fatty tissue in dead bodies. See also lipo-.