lipolytic hormone


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lipotropin

A pituitary hormone that mobilises fat from adipose tissue.
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lipolytic hormone

Any hormone (such as epinephrine, glucagon, and cortisol) that promotes release of free fatty acids from fat tissue.
See also: hormone
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