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fatbody

[fat-bod-ee] /ˈfætˌbɒd i/
noun, plural fatbodies. Entomology.
1.
a diffuse tissue of insects, having numerous functions including food storage, metabolism, and storage of wastes and in some insects modified as a light-producing organ.
Also, fat body, fat-body.
Origin of fatbody
1865-1870
1865-70; fat + body
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