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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
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lipopectic
[lip-uh-pek-tik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈpɛk tɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/ (Show IPA),
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