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lipopexia

[ lip-uh-pek-see-uh, lahy-puh- ]
/ ˌlɪp əˈpɛk si ə, ˌlaɪ pə- /
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noun Biochemistry.
the storage of fat in the body.
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Also called adipopexia, adipopexis.

Origin of lipopexia

<New Latin; see lipo-1, -pexy

OTHER WORDS FROM lipopexia

lip·o·pec·tic [lip-uh-pek-tik, lahy-puh-], /ˌlɪp əˈpɛk tɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/, adjective
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