adipopexis

adipopexia

[ad-uh-poh-pek-see-uh]
noun Biochemistry.
Also, adipopexis [ad-uh-poh-pek-sis] .


Origin:
adipo- + Greek -pēxia -pexy

adipopectic, adipopexic, adjective
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lipopexia

[lip-uh-pek-see-uh, lahy-puh-]
noun Biochemistry.
the storage of fat in the body.
Also called adipopexia, adipopexis.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see lipo-1, -pexy

lipopectic [lip-uh-pek-tik, lahy-puh-] , adjective
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