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

  • n. The hydrolysis of lipids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The hydrolysis of lipids
  • n. The reverse of lipogenesis in which stored fat is broken down

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cleavage of fats into fatty acids and glycerin.


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