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fatty

Pronunciation: /ˈfæti/

Translation of fatty in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-tier, -tiest)

  • 1.1 (containing fat) [food/substance] graso, grasoso (Latin America/América Latina) 1.2 [Physiology/Fisiología] [tissue] adiposo
    Example sentences
    • Reducing the amount of fatty foods eaten prior to pregnancy is also a good bet, as that lessens exposure to persistent chemicals like PCBs and dioxin.
    • She spends most of her time reading self-help books, eating vast amounts of fatty food and struggling against insomnia.
    • They believe fatty tissue produces hormones and products such as oestrogen and insulin which may promote tumour growth.
    Example sentences
    • Liver transplantation has been necessary in patients with end-stage cirrhosis, but fatty liver disease may recur in the transplanted organ in some patients.
    • With the increasing incidence of obesity and diabetes in Western countries, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has become a growing problem.
    • A common heart condition is coronary heart disease, in which fatty deposits gradually block the coronary arteries.

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

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