lipolysis

noun
li·pol·y·sis | \lī-ˈpä-lə-səs, li-\

Definition of lipolysis 

: the hydrolysis of fat

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Other Words from lipolysis

lipolytic \ˌlī-pə-ˈli-tik, ˌli- \ adjective

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And, how potential alterations in adipose tissue lipolysis affected substrate (FFA and glucose) utilization patterns and endurance running performance. NOLA.com, "Optimum Performance: What you eat before training and competition matters," 13 Apr. 2018 The researchers from Florida State University and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa sought to determine the effect of a pre-exercise carbohydrate on SCAAT lipolysis and whether this effect is mediated by glycemic index. NOLA.com, "Optimum Performance: What you eat before training and competition matters," 13 Apr. 2018 An American Society for Dermatologic Surgery review of medical studies of laser lipolysis concluded that it’s safe and effective but there wasn’t enough data to compare it to conventional liposuction. Andy Marso, kansascity, "Kansas chiropractors sanctioned for selling ‘painless’ laser lipo on Groupon," 20 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of lipolysis

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lipolysis

New Latin

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lipolysis

noun
li·pol·y·sis | \li-ˈpäl-ə-səs, lī- \
plural lipolyses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of lipolysis 

: the hydrolysis of fat

Other Words from lipolysis

lipolytic \ˌlip-ə-ˈlit-ik, ˌlīp- \ adjective

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