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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the utilization of fat by the body and is a precursor to the endorphins.

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  • n. A pituitary hormone that promotes the metabolism of fat, and is a precursor to the endorphins

Etymologies

lipotrop(ic) + -in.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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