lipolysis

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lipolysis

 [lĭ-pol´ĭ-sis]
1. the splitting up or decomposition of fat.
2. suction lipoplasty; lipoplasty by means of suction. adj., adj lipolyt´ic.

li·pol·y·sis

(li-pol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation lipoly'sis.
The splitting up (hydrolysis), or chemical decomposition, of fat.
Synonym(s): lipoclasis, lipodieresis
[lipo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

lipolysis

/li·pol·y·sis/ (lĭ-pol´ĭ-sis) the splitting up or decomposition of fat.lipolyt´ic

lipolysis

(lĭ-pŏl′ĭ-sĭs, lī-)
n. pl. lipoly·ses (-sēz′)
The hydrolysis of lipids.

lip′o·lyt′ic (lĭp′ə-lĭt′ĭk, lī′pə-) adj.

lipolysis

[lipol′isis]
the breakdown or destruction of fats.

lipolysis

The breakdown of lipids—e.g., by the hydrolysis of triglycerides.

li·pol·y·sis

(li-pol'i-sis)
The splitting up (hydrolysis), or chemical decomposition, of fat.
[lipo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

lipolysis

Lipid breakdown (HYDROLYSIS) into free fatty acids and glycerol under the influence of LIPASE. This is increased in DIABETES. Also known as adipolysis.

lipolysis

the enzymatic breakdown of triglyceride molecules, in muscle and adipose tissue, catalysed by the class of enzymes known as lipases. During endurance-type exercise, the rate of lipolysis is increased at both sites.

li·pol·y·sis

(li-pol'i-sis)
The splitting up (hydrolysis), or chemical decomposition, of fat.
[lipo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

lipolysis

(līpäl´əsis),
n the process whereby fat stored in cells is broken down.

lipolysis

the breakdown, splitting up or decomposition of fat.