Definition of lipotropin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌlipəˈtrōpin/ Pronunciation: /ˌlīpə-/
(also lipotrophin /-ˈtrōfən/)


A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland. It promotes the release of fat reserves from the liver into the bloodstream.

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Syllabification: lip·o·tro·pin

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