lipo-, lip-, -lipid, -lipoid, -lipoma, -lipomatous +

(Greek: fat, fatty)

insulinlipodystrophy
Atrophy (weakening or lessening) of fat at the sites of insulin injection.
lipacidemia
The presence of an excess of fatty acids in the blood, as in diabetes mellitus.
lipaciduria
1. The presence of fatty acids in the urine.
2. Urinary excretion of fatty acids, which is increased in ketoacidosis.
lipaemia
A British spelling for lipemia.
liparia
A condition of excess fat; obesity.
liparocele
A hernia containing adipose tissue, such as an omental hernia [omental refers to the double layer of peritoneum that connects the stomach to another abdominal organ].
liparodyspnea
1. A dyspnea (breathing difficulty) characteristic of overweight people.
2. The dyspnea of the obese.
liparomphalus
A lipoma (tumor) of the umbilicus.
liparous
Fat; obese.
lipase
Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a fat.
lipasuria
The presence of lipase in the urine. Increased lipasuria reflects pancreatic disease, although it also may be present in diffuse renal diseases. It is said that it is not a practical diagnostic test.
lipectomy
1. Surgical removal of fatty tissue, as in cases of adiposity.
2. The excision of a mass of subcutaneous adipose tissue, as from the abdominal wall; also called adipectomy.
lipedema
1. An accumulation of excess fat and fluid in subcutaneous tissues.
2. Chronic swelling, usually of the lower extremities, particularly in middle-aged women, caused by the widespread even distribution of subcutaneous fat and fluid.
lipemia, lipaemia (British spelling)
1. The presence of an abnormally large amount of lipids in the circulating blood.
2. Having a cloudy or milky appearance used in reference to a plasma or serum specimen.
lipemic

Related fat-word units: adipo-; lard; obeso-; oleo-; omento-; pimelo-; pio-; sebo-; steato-.