Definition of lipogenesis
: 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
First Known Use: 1882
Medical Definition of lipogenesis
plural li·po·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\play
1: formation of fat in the living body especially when excessive or abnormal
2: the formation of fatty acids from acetyl coenzyme A in the living body
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