lipodystrophy

noun
li·​po·​dys·​tro·​phy | \ ˌlip-ō-ˈdis-trə-fē How to pronounce lipodystrophy (audio) , ˌlīp- How to pronounce lipodystrophy (audio) \
plural lipodystrophies

Medical Definition of lipodystrophy

: a disorder of fat metabolism especially involving loss of fat from or deposition of fat in tissue — compare lipidosis, lipoatrophy

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“Lipodystrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lipodystrophy. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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