lipotropic

adjective
li·​po·​tro·​pic | \ ˌlī-pō-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce lipotropic (audio) , ˌli-, -ˈträ- \

Definition of lipotropic

: promoting the physiological utilization of fat lipotropic dietary factors

First Known Use of lipotropic

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Lipotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lipotropic. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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lipotropic

adjective
li·​po·​tro·​pic | \ ˌlip-ō-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce lipotropic (audio) , ˌlīp- How to pronounce lipotropic (audio) , -ˈträp-ik How to pronounce lipotropic (audio) \
variants: also lipotrophic \ -​ˈtrō-​fik How to pronounce lipotrophic (audio) \

Medical Definition of lipotropic

: promoting the physiological utilization of fat lipotropic dietary factors

Other Words from lipotropic

lipotropism \ -​ˈtrō-​ˌpiz-​əm How to pronounce lipotropism (audio) \ noun

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