lipotropin


li·po·tro·pin

noun \-ˈtrō-pən\

Definition of LIPOTROPIN

:  either of two protein hormones of the pituitary gland that function in the mobilization of fat reserves

First Known Use of LIPOTROPIN

1964

li·po·tro·pin

noun \ˌlip-ə-ˈtrō-pən, ˌlīp-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIPOTROPIN

: either of two protein hormones of the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland that function in the mobilization of fat reserves; especially : beta-lipotropin

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