lipophage

noun
li·po·phage | \ ˈlip-ə-ˌfāj , ˈlīp- \

Medical Definition of lipophage 

: a cell (as a phagocyte) that takes up fat

Learn More about lipophage

Comments on lipophage

What made you want to look up lipophage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!