leptin

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lep·tin

 (lĕp′tĭn′)
n.
A peptide hormone produced by fat cells and involved in the regulation of appetite and energy metabolism.

leptin

(ˈlɛptɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a protein, produced by fat cells in the body, that acts on the brain to regulate the amount of additional fat laid down in the body
[C20: from lepto- + -in]
Translations
leptina
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See Demosthenes, The Oration Against Midias, in The Orations of Demosthenes Against Leptines, Midias, Androtion, and Aristocrates 59, 103-04 (Charles Rann Kennedy trans.
Cinesias also moved an honorary decree in 394/93 for Dionysius I, the tyrant of Syracuse, and his brothers Leptines and Thearides (IG II2 18.
38) Id at 198 (quoting Demosthenes, Against Leptines, in OLYNTHIACS, PHILIPPICS, MINOR PUBLIC SPEECHES, SPEECH AGAINST LEPTINES, XX [section] 147, at 589 (J.