lipotropin

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lip·o·tro·pin

(lip'ō-trō'pin),
A pituitary hormone mobilizing fat from adipose tissue.
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lipotropin

(lĭp′ə-trō′pĭn, lī′pə-)
n.
A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the breakdown of lipids stored in the body's fat cells.
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lipotropin

A pituitary hormone that mobilises fat from adipose tissue.
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lip·o·tro·pin

(lip'ō-trō'pin)
A pituitary hormone mobilizing fat from adipose tissue.
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): lipotropic hormone, lipotropic pituitary hormone.
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lip·o·tro·pin

(lip'ō-trō'pin)
Pituitary hormone mobilizing fat from adipose tissue.
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