lipogenesis noun

  1. biochem the synthesis of fatty acids in the body from glucose and other substrates

lipogenesis in Medicine lipogenesis [lĭp′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs] n.

  1. Production of fat, either fatty degeneration or fatty infiltration.adipogenesis
  2. The normal deposition of fat or the conversion of carbohydrate or protein to fat.

Related formslip′o•gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) null adj.

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