lipogenesis

/ (ˌlɪpəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun

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

Related forms

lip′o•genic (-jĕnĭk) null adj.
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