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lipogenesis

/ (ˌlɪpəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
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noun

biochem the synthesis of fatty acids in the body from glucose and other substrates

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Medical definitions for lipogenesis

lipogenesis
[ lĭp′ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

Production of fat, either fatty degeneration or fatty infiltration.adipogenesis
The normal deposition of fat or the conversion of carbohydrate or protein to fat.

Other words from lipogenesis

lip′o•genic (-jĕnĭk) null adj.
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