lipotropic etymology

English word lipotropic comes from English -tropic, English lipo- ((biochemistry) lipids.. Fat.)

Detailed word origin of lipotropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
lipo- English (eng) (biochemistry) lipids.. Fat.
lipotropic English (eng) (biochemistry) helping to metabolize lipids. Having an affinity for lipids; lipophilic.

Words with the same origin as lipotropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic chronotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic gravitropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic orthotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thixotropic thyrotropic xenotropic æolotropic
Descendants of lipo-
high-density lipoprotein lipectomy lipemia lipin lipoapoptosis lipoblastoma lipodepsipeptide lipofuscin lipogenesis lipogenic lipoglycan lipohyperplasia lipomelanic lipometry lipooligosaccharide lipoperoxidation lipophilicity lipoplex lipopolymer lipoprotein liposculpture liposuction lipoteichoic lipoteichoic acid monolipopeptide