lipidosis

noun
lip·​i·​do·​sis | \ ˌlip-ə-ˈdō-səs How to pronounce lipidosis (audio) \
plural lipidoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce lipidoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of lipidosis

: 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 29 Nov. 2020.

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