[lip-uh-troh-pin, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈtroʊ pɪn, ˌlaɪ pə-/
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-)
A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the utilization of fat by the body and is a precursor to the endorphins.
- Lip out
verb (intransitive, adverb) 1. (golf) (of a ball) to reach the edge of the hole without dropping in
lipovaccine lip·o·vac·cine (lĭp’ō-vāk-sēn’ -vāk’sēn’) n. A vaccine having a vegetable oil as a vehicle.
[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)
[lipt] /lɪpt/ adjective 1. having or a . 2. Botany. . [lip] /lɪp/ noun 1. either of the two fleshy parts or folds forming the margins of the mouth and functioning in speech. 2. Usually, lips. these parts as organs of speech: I heard it from his own lips. 3. a projecting edge on a […]