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1. Fat; fatty; fatty tissue: lipolysis.
2. Lipid: lipoprotein.
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lipo-or before a vowel
fat or fatty: lipoprotein.
[from Greek lipos fat]
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Li Po(ˈli ˈpoʊ, ˈboʊ)
A.D. 701?–762, Chinese poet of the T'ang dynasty. Also called Li Tai Po.
a combining form meaning “fat,” “lipid”: lipolysis.
[comb. form representing Greek lípos fat]
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