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lipotropin

noun li·po·tro·pin \-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

lipotropin

noun li·po·tro·pin \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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