lipophagy

lipophagy

 [lĭ-pof´ah-je]
lipolysis. adj., adj lipopha´gic.

lip·oph·a·gy

(lip-of'ă-jē),
Ingestion of fat by a lipophage.
[lipo- + G. phagō, to eat]

lip·oph·a·gy

(lip-of'ă-jē)
Ingestion of fat by a lipophage.
[lipo- + G. phagō, to eat]

lipophagy

the absorption of fat; lipolysis.
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