Definition of Lipotropic

1. Adjective. Having an affinity for lipids.

Exact synonyms: Lipophilic
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Similar to: Oleophilic

Definition of Lipotropic

1. Adjective. having an affinity for lipids; lipophilic ¹

2. Adjective. (biochemistry) helping to metabolize lipids ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lipotropic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Lipotropic

1. 1. Pertaining to substances preventing or correcting excessive fat deposits in liver such as occurs in choline deficiency. 2. Relating to lipotropy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipotropic

liposucks
liposuction
liposuctioned
liposuctioning
liposuctions
lipoteichoic
lipoteichoic acid
lipoteichoic acids
lipothiamide pyrophosphate
lipothymic
lipothymy
lipotomies
lipotomy
lipotrophic
lipotrophy
lipotropic (current term)
lipotropic agents
lipotropic factor
lipotropic hormone
lipotropically
lipotropies
lipotropin
lipotropins
lipotropy
lipovaccine
lipovitellin
lipoxenous
lipoxeny
lipoxidase
lipoxin

Literary usage of Lipotropic

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1. The Wassermann Test by Charles Franklin Craig (1921)
"The most that can be said regarding the reaction is that it is due to an interaction between lipotropic bodies present in the blood serum of syph ..."

2. Serum Diagnosis of Syphilis and Luetin Reaction: Together with the Butyric by Hideyo Noguchi (1912)
"In the latter the fixation is caused almost exclusively by the lipotropic substances, and the pallidum plays but a small role in the antigen; the specific ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Rats marginally deficient in lipotropic ow a greater incidence of tumors in to several different carcinogens (1- ; above cited experiments the diets t in ..."

4. American Journal of Syphilis (1921)
"... group in contradistinction to the lipotropic fixation due to the action of ... to 55° C. for 20 minutes, while the lipotropic fixation is not abolished. ..."

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