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lipopexia

[lip-uh-pek-see-uh, lahy-puh-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. the storage of fat in the body.
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Origin of lipopexia

< New Latin; see lipo-1, -pexy
Also called adipopexia, adipopexis.
Related formslip·o·pec·tic [lip-uh-pek-tik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈpɛk tɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/, adjective
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