Lipo



1.
a combining form meaning “fat,” used in the formation of compound words:
lipolysis.
1.
a combining form meaning “lacking,” “leaving,” used in the formation of compound words:
lipography.
/ˈlɪpəʊ; ˈlaɪpəʊ/
noun
1.
(informal) short for liposuction
combining form
1.
fat or fatty: lipoprotein

word-forming element meaning “fat” (n.), from Greek lipo-, comb. form of lipos “fat” (n.), from PIE root *leip- “to stick, adhere,” also used to form words for “fat,” see leave (v.)).

lipo- or lip-
pref.
Fat; fatty; fatty tissue: lipolysis.
liposuction

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