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lipo-

1
  1. a combining form meaning “fat,” used in the formation of compound words:

    lipolysis.



lipo-

2
  1. a combining form meaning “lacking,” “leaving,” used in the formation of compound words:

    lipography.

lipo-

1

combining_form

  1. fat or fatty

    lipoprotein



lipo

2

/ ˈlɪpəʊ; ˈlaɪpəʊ /

noun

  1. informal.
    short for liposuction
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Word History and Origins

Origin of lipo-1

Combining form representing Greek lípos fat

Origin of lipo-2

< Greek, combining form of lip-, weak stem of leípein to leave, be lacking; see -o-
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Word History and Origins

Origin of lipo-1

from Greek lipos fat

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