lipolysis

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li·pol·y·sis

 (lĭ-pŏl′ĭ-sĭs, lī-)
n. pl. li·pol·y·ses (-sēz′)
The hydrolysis of lipids.

lip′o·lyt′ic (lĭp′ə-lĭt′ĭk, lī′pə-) adj.

lipolysis

(lɪˈpɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Chemistry) chem the hydrolysis of fats resulting in the production of carboxylic acids and glycerol
lipolytic adj

li•pol•y•sis

(lɪˈpɒl ə sɪs, laɪ-)

n.
the hydrolysis of fats into fatty acids and glycerol.
[1900–05]
lip•o•lit•ic (ˌlɪp əˈlɪt ɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-) adj.
Translations

li·pol·y·sis

n. lipólisis, descomposición de las grasas.
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Nodular relapsing panniculitis of unknown origin with associated lipoatrophy, fever and lipophagia was originally described as "Weber-Christian disease".