noun (plural lipidoses /-ˌsēz/)Medicine
A disorder of lipid metabolism in the body tissues.
- This is seen, for example, where lipid peroxidation is implicated in the pathogenesis of chronic hepatitis and feline hepatic lipidosis.
- Otherwise, there is a risk of creating hepatic lipidosis in cats, and a toxic cascade in all animals, with an escalation of oxidative damage.
- Managing overweight cats is often complicated, as hepatic lipidosis occurs easily and is potentially fatal.
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