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adjective li·po·pha·gic \ˌlip-ə-ˈfā-jik, ˌlīp-\

Medical Definition of lipophagic

  1. :  of, relating to, or characterized by the destruction of adipose tissue with cellular uptake of the breakdown products (as by lipophages) lipophagic disease of the knee joint—Journal of the American Medical Association

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