fatbody

[ 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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Also fat bod·y, fat-bod·y.

Origin of fatbody

First recorded in 1865–70; fat + body
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