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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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Two studies in the Bariatrician in 2008 evaluate the Bauhinia plant from the Amazon which normalizes liptin hormone, satiety regulation, and abnormal sugar metabolism.