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adipopexia

[ ad-uh-poh-pek-see-uh ]
/ ˌæd ə poʊˈpɛk si ə /
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noun Biochemistry.

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Also ad·i·po·pex·is [ad-uh-poh-pek-sis]. /ˌæd ə poʊˈpɛk sɪs/.

Origin of adipopexia

adipo- + Greek -pēxia -pexy
ad·i·po·pec·tic, ad·i·po·pex·ic, adjective
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