[lip-uh-proh-teen-a, ‐tee-in-ey, lahy-puh‐] /ˌlɪp əˌproʊ tinˈæ, ‐ti ɪnˈeɪ, ˌlaɪ pə‐/
a plasma lipoprotein containing protein and cholesterol, high levels of which are associated with atherosclerosis.
- Lipoprotein lipase
lipoprotein lipase n. An enzyme that cleaves one fatty acid from a triacylglycerol.
liposarcoma lip·o·sar·co·ma (lĭp’ō-sär-kō’mə) n. A malignant tumor consisting chiefly of immature, anaplastic lipoblasts of varying sizes usually occurring in association with a rich network of capillaries. Also called lipoblastoma.
[lip-uh-skuhlp-cher] /ˈlɪp əˌskʌlp tʃər/ noun 1. the surgical removal of subcutaneous fat and its transplant to another part of the body, as to fill out facial contours. /ˈlɪpəʊˌskʌlptʃə, ˈlaɪ-/ noun 1. a cosmetic surgical operation in which the shape of the body is altered by the removal by suction of excess body fat noun the […]
liposis li·po·sis (lĭ-pō’sĭs) n.