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.

li·pol·y·sis

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

lipolysis

the breakdown, splitting up or decomposition of fat.