lipophage

A cell that ingests fat. [G. lipos, fat, + phago, to eat]

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li·po·phage 'lip-ə-.fāj, 'līp- n a cell (as a phagocyte) that takes up fat

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lipo·phage (lipґo-fāj) [lipo- + -phage] a cell that ingests or absorbs fat.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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