- biochem the synthesis of fatty acids in the body from glucose and other substrates
lipogenesis in Medicine lipogenesis [lĭp′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs] n.
- Production of fat, either fatty degeneration or fatty infiltration.adipogenesis
- The normal deposition of fat or the conversion of carbohydrate or protein to fat.
Related formslip′o•gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) null adj.