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lipotropic

 [lip″o-trop´ik]
1. acting on fat metabolism by hastening removal, or decreasing the deposit, of fat in the liver.
2. an agent that so acts.
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lip·o·trop·ic

(lip'ō-trōp'ik), Do not confuse this word with lipotrophic.
1. Pertaining to substances preventing or correcting excessive fat deposits in liver such as occurs in choline deficiency.
2. Relating to lipotropy.
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lipotropic

(lĭp′ō-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk, lī′pō-)
adj.
1. Preventing abnormal or excessive accumulation of fat in the liver.
2. Having an affinity for lipids.

li·pot′ro·py (lĭ-pŏt′rə-pē, lī-), li·pot′ro·pism n.
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lip·o·trop·ic

(lip'ō-trō'pik)
1. Pertaining to substances preventing or correcting excessive fat deposits in liver such as occurs in choline deficiency.
2. Relating to lipotropy.
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lip·o·trop·ic

(lip'ō-trō'pik)
1. Pertaining to substances preventing or correcting excessive fat deposits in liver.
2. Relating to lipotropy.
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