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lipophagic

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

medical Definition of lipophagic

: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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