lipogenesis

noun
li·​po·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌlī-pə-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce lipogenesis (audio) \

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

History and Etymology for lipogenesis

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lipogenesis

noun
li·​po·​gen·​e·​sis | \ -ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce lipogenesis (audio) \
plural lipogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce lipogeneses (audio) \

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 How to pronounce lipogenetic (audio) \ adjective

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