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adipopexia

[ad-uh-poh-pek-see-uh] /ˌæd ə poʊˈpɛk si ə/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
Also, adipopexis
[ad-uh-poh-pek-sis] /ˌæd ə poʊˈpɛk sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of adipopexia
adipo- + Greek -pēxia -pexy
Related forms
adipopectic, adipopexic, adjective

lipopexia

[lip-uh-pek-see-uh, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈpɛk si ə, ˌlaɪ pə-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the storage of fat in the body.
Also called adipopexia, adipopexis.
Origin
< New Latin; see lipo-1, -pexy
Related forms
lipopectic
[lip-uh-pek-tik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈpɛk tɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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