lipotropic

adjective li·po·tro·pic \ ˌlī-pō-ˈtrō-pik , ˌli- , -ˈträ- \

Definition of lipotropic

: promoting the physiological utilization of fat
  • lipotropic dietary factors

Origin and Etymology of lipotropic

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lipotropic

adjective li·po·tro·pic \ ˌlip-ō-ˈtrō-pik , ˌlīp- , -ˈträp-ik \
variants: also lipotrophic play \-ˈtrō-fik\

medical Definition of lipotropic

: promoting the physiological utilization of fat
  • lipotropic dietary factors

lipotropism

play \-ˈtrō-ˌpiz-əm\ noun

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