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cellulite

Pronunciation: sel′yū-līt

Definition: Colloquial term for the dimpled surface contour that frequently occurs in the soft tissues of those predisposed, thought to represent aging and pressure changes in the superficial fascia and subcutaneous fat.

Synonym(s): lipodystrophy

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