lipophagy

[ lĭ-pŏfə-jē, lĭpə-fā′jē ]

n.

The ingestion of fat by a lipophage.

Nearby words

  1. lipopenia,
  2. lipopexia,
  3. lipophage,
  4. lipophagic,
  5. lipophagic granuloma,
  6. lipophil,
  7. lipophilic,
  8. lipoplast,
  9. lipopolysaccaride,
  10. lipopolysaccharide


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