lipotropin

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lip·o·tro·pin

 (lĭp′ə-trō′pĭn, lī′pə-)
n.
A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the breakdown of lipids stored in the body's fat cells.

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lipotropin

(ˌlɪpəˈtrəʊpɪn)
n
(Biology) a hormone in the pituitary gland which stimulates the movement of fatty acids
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lip•o•tro•pin

(ˌlɪp əˈtroʊ pɪn, ˌlaɪ pə-)

n.
a pituitary hormone that regulates fat in body tissue.
[1960–65; lipotrop (ic) + -in1]
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