lipotropin

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noun li·po·tro·pin \-ˈtrō-pən\

Definition of lipotropin

  1. :  either of two protein hormones of the pituitary gland that function in the mobilization of fat reserves

1964

First Known Use of lipotropin

1964


Medical Dictionary

lipotropin

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noun li·po·tro·pin \ˌlip-ə-ˈtrō-pən, ˌlīp-\

Medical Definition of lipotropin

  1. :  either of two protein hormones of the adenohypophysis of the pituitary gland that function in the mobilization of fat reserves; especially :  beta-lipotropin


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