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lipogenesis (ˌlɪpəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
biochem the synthesis of fatty acids in the body from glucose and other substrates

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lipogenesis lip·o·gen·e·sis (lĭp'ə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)

  1. Production of fat, either fatty degeneration or fatty infiltration. Also called adipogenesis.

  2. The normal deposition of fat or the conversion of carbohydrate or protein to fat.

lip'o·gen'ic (-jěn'ĭk) or li·pog'e·nous (lĭ-pŏj'ə-nəs) adj.
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