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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Visceral White Adipocytes (VWA)


Adp.VWA.VHACs

Visceral White Adipocytes which is characterized by adipocytes containing large unilocular lipid droplets.


Increased number of visceral white adipocytes in visceral adipose tissue (VAT) is linked to type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease (hypertension and atherosclerosis), pulmonary, liver, and kidney disorders, and certain forms of cancer. 

Prenatal
VAT or Intra-abdominal fat
Visceral White Adipocytes
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent