Definition of lipidosis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌlɪpɪˈdəʊsɪs/
(also lipoidosis)


[mass noun] (plural lipidoses /ˌlɪpɪˈdəʊsiːz/) Medicine
A disorder of lipid metabolism in the body tissues.
Example sentences
  • 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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