Lipotoxicity is a metabolic syndrome that results from the accumulation of lipid intermediates in non-adipose tissue, leading to cellular dysfunction and death. The tissues normally affected include the kidneys, liver, heart and skeletal muscle. Lipotoxicity is believed to have a role in heart failure, obesity, and diabetes, and is estimated to af...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. The pathologic changes in organs resultant from elevated fat levels in blood or tissues, as in the diabetic liver.
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