lipotropin

noun
li·​po·​tro·​pin | \ˌlī-pō-ˈtrō-pən, ˌli-, -ˈträ-\

Definition of lipotropin 

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

First Known Use of lipotropin

1964, in the meaning defined above

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lipotropin

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

Medical Definition of lipotropin 

: 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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