A change in certain cells whereby previously invisible fat becomes demonstrable as small sudanophilic droplets. See: fatty degeneration.
[lipo- + G. phaneros, visible, + -osis, condition]
lipophanerosis(lip″ŏ-fan″ĕ-rō′sĭs) [ lipo- + phanero- + -osis]
The alteration of fat in a cell so that it becomes visible as droplets.
an outmoded concept relating to intracellular deposition of lipid.