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(lip″ō-dis′trŏ-fē )

[lipo- + dystrophy]
Any acquired or inherited disorder of adipose tissue that causes abnormal fat loss or redistribution. Lipodystrophies are often accompanied by insulin resistance, hypertriglyceridemia, and fatty liver disease.
SYN: SEE: fat maldistribution
SEE: lipoatrophy

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