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lipogenesis

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noun li·po·gen·e·sis \ˌlī-pə-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of lipogenesis

  1. :  the formation of fat; specifically :  the formation of fatty acids from acetyl coenzyme A in the living body and especially in adipose tissue and the liver



Origin of lipogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1882


Medical Dictionary

lipogenesis

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noun li·po·gen·e·sis \-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of lipogenesis

plural li·po·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. 1:  formation of fat in the living body especially when excessive or abnormal

  2. 2:  the formation of fatty acids from acetyl coenzyme A in the living body

  3. li·po·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\play adjective




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