[lip-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/

adjective, Chemistry, Biochemistry.
having an affinity for lipids and thus preventing or correcting excess accumulation of fat in the liver.
(biochem) (of a substance) increasing the utilization of fat by the tissues


Read Also:

  • Lipotropin

    [lip-uh-troh-pin, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈtroʊ pɪn, ˌlaɪ pə-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a large polypeptide of the pituitary gland from which endorphins and other endogenous opiates are thought to derive. lipotropin lip·o·tro·pin (lĭp’ə-trō’pĭn, lī’pə-) n. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the utilization of fat by the body and is a precursor to […]

  • Lip out

    verb (intransitive, adverb) 1. (golf) (of a ball) to reach the edge of the hole without dropping in

  • Lipovaccine

    lipovaccine lip·o·vac·cine (lĭp’ō-vāk-sēn’ -vāk’sēn’) n. A vaccine having a vegetable oil as a vehicle.

  • Lippe

    [lip-uh] /ˈlɪp ə/ noun 1. a former state in NW Germany: now part of North Rhine-Westphalia. /ˈlɪpə/ noun 1. a former state of NW Germany, now part of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia 2. a river in NW Germany, flowing west to the Rhine. Length: about 240 km (150 miles)

Disclaimer: Lipotropic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.