SYN: lipolysis. [lipo- + G. klasis, a breaking]

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  • lipolysis — The splitting up (hydrolysis), or chemical decomposition, of fat. SYN: lipoclasis, lipodieresis. [lipo + G. lysis, dissolution] * * * li·pol·y·sis li päl ə səs, lī n, pl y·ses .sēz the hydrolysis of fat li·po·lyt·ic …   Medical dictionary

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