lipotropin(redirected from lipotrophins)
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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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(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-)
a pituitary hormone that regulates fat in body tissue.
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