lipogenesis

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

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

First Known Use of lipogenesis

1882, in the meaning defined above

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New Latin

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lipogenesis

noun
li·po·gen·e·sis | \-ˈjen-ə-səs \
plural lipogeneses\-ˌsēz \

Medical 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

Other Words from lipogenesis

lipogenetic \-jə-ˈnet-ik \ adjective

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