steatolysis

noun
ste·​a·​tol·​y·​sis

Definition of steatolysis

: conversion of neutral fats into glycerol and free fatty acids

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History and Etymology for steatolysis

New Latin, from steat- + -lysis

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“Steatolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steatolysis. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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