lipidosis

noun

lip·​i·​do·​sis ˌlip-ə-ˈdō-səs How to pronounce lipidosis (audio)
plural lipidoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce lipidosis (audio)
: a disorder of fat metabolism especially involving the deposition of fat in an organ (as the liver or spleen)

called also lipoidosis

compare lipodystrophy

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“Lipidosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lipidosis. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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