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lipogenesis

noun
  1. biochem the synthesis of fatty acids in the body from glucose and other substrates
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lipogenesis in Medicine

lipogenesis

(lĭp′ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. Production of fat, either fatty degeneration or fatty infiltration.adipogenesis
  2. The normal deposition of fat or the conversion of carbohydrate or protein to fat.
Related formslip′o•genic (-jĕnĭk) null adj.
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