lipotropic

1. Pertaining to substances preventing or correcting excessive fat deposits in liver such as occurs in choline deficiency. ... 2. Relating to lipotropy. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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lipotropic

(lip″o-tro┬┤pik) acting on fat metabolism by hastening removal, or decreasing the deposit, of fat in the liver. an agent that so acts.
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lipotropic

lipotropic Having an affinity for fat.
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lipotropic

liprotropy, lipotropic, lipotropism 1. Acting on fat metabolism by hastening the removal of or decreasing the deposit of fat in the liver. 2. An agent that has such effects.
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lipotropic

Type: Term Pronunciation: lip′ō-trōp′ik Definitions: 1. Pertaining to substances preventing or correcting excessive fat deposits in liver such as occurs in choline deficiency. 2. Relating to lipotropy.
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Lipotropic

Lipotropic compounds are those that help catalyse the breakdown of fat during metabolism in the body. Choline is the major lipotrope in mammals and other known lipotropes are important only insofar as they contribute to the synthesis of choline. (Barak, 1973) A lipotropic nutrient promotes or encourages the export of fat from the liver. Lipotropic...
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