[ lip-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, lahy-puh- ]
/ ˌlɪp əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌlaɪ pə- /
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adjective Chemistry, Biochemistry.
having an affinity for lipids and thus preventing or correcting excess accumulation of fat in the liver.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lipotropicli·pot·ro·pism [li-po-truh-piz-uhm, lahy-], /lɪˈpɒ trəˌpɪz əm, laɪ-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lipotropic
/ (ˌlɪpəʊˈtrɒpɪk) /
biochem (of a substance) increasing the utilization of fat by the tissues
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