lipogenesis

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

Definition of lipogenesis

  1. :  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 and Etymology of lipogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1882


Medical Dictionary

lipogenesis

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noun li·po·gen·e·sis \-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of lipogenesis

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lipogeneses

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  1. :  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

lipogenetic

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