[ fat-bod-ee ]
/ ˈfætˌbɒd i /
noun, plural fat·bod·ies. Entomology.
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.
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