lipo

lipo-

1
a combining form meaning “fat,” used in the formation of compound words: lipolysis.
Also, especially before a vowel, lip-.


Origin:
combining form representing Greek lípos fat

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lipo-

2
a combining form meaning “lacking,” “leaving,” used in the formation of compound words: lipography.

Origin:
< Greek, combining form of lip-, weak stem of leípein to leave, be lacking; see -o-

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lipo (ˈlɪpəʊ, ˈlaɪpəʊ)
 
n
informal short for liposuction

lipo- or (before a vowel) lip-
 
combining form
fat or fatty: lipoprotein
 
[from Greek lipos fat]
 
lip- or (before a vowel) lip-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek lipos fat]

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lipo- or lip-
pref.
Fat; fatty; fatty tissue: lipolysis.

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lipo
liposuction
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