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Definition of "lipolysis" [lipolysis]

  • The hydrolysis of lipids. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lipolysis" in a sentence
  • "Yohimbine HCL, on the other hand, burns fat by initiating a process called lipolysis, which is the body's natural function for burning fat."
  • "As mentioned earlier, these visceral adipocytes already have high rates of lipolysis, which is bad enough."
  • "C. Kay Song and Tim Bartness of Georgia State, along with Gary J. Schwartz of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, found that during the process of burning fat - called lipolysis"