Definition of Lipolysis

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) The hydrolysis of lipids ¹

2. Noun. (biochemistry) The reverse of lipogenesis in which stored fat is broken down ¹

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Definition of Lipolysis

1. [n -LYSES]

Medical Definition of Lipolysis

1. The breakdown of fat. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipolysis

lipoid granuloma
lipoid granulomatosis
lipoid nephrosis
lipoid proteinosis
lipoid theory of narcosis
lipoidosis corneae
lipoidosis cutis et mucosae
lipolysis (current term)
lipoma annulare colli
lipoma arborescens
lipoma capsulare
lipoma cavernosum
lipoma fibrosum
lipoma myxomatodes
lipoma ossificans
lipoma petrificans
lipoma sarcomatodes

Literary usage of Lipolysis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"TI treatment of obese mice before cold exposure had a striking effect on in vitro lipolysis in contrast to the small but not significant effect in nonobese ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Addition of the dibutyryl derivative to the isolated fat cell further stimulated lipolysis induced by adrenocorticotropic hormone, whereas addition of aden- ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"(Ib—183) (Ib—183) The Influence of Radiation on lipolysis. ... solution produced by lipolysis is to l>e regarded as an exact indicator for lipolysis. ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"In an earlier paper (CA, 1907, 2258) on this subject the author concludes that the toxicity of certain salts in lipolysis does not vary inversely with the ..."

5. The Venom of Heloderma by Leo Loeb (1913)
"Evidently the lipolysis is far less for olive oil than for lecithin. ... It may be one of the factors upon which the greater lipolysis of lecithin depends, ..."

6. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"These states are characterized by increased oxygen consumption, rapid gastric emptying, enhanced gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis, increased lipolysis and ..."

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