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lipotropic

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adjective li·po·tro·pic \ˌlī-pō-ˈtrō-pik, ˌli-, -ˈträ-\

Definition of lipotropic

  1. :  promoting the physiological utilization of fat <lipotropic dietary factors>



Origin of lipotropic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1903


Medical Dictionary

lipotropic

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adjective li·po·tro·pic \ˌlip-ō-ˈtrō-pik, ˌlīp-, -ˈträp-ik\

Medical Definition of lipotropic

  1. :  promoting the physiological utilization of fat <lipotropic dietary factors>

lipotropism \-ˈtrō-ˌpiz-əm\play noun


Variants of lipotropic

also lipotrophic \-ˈtrō-fik\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "lipotropic"


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