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

(Greek: fat, fatty)

lipometabolism
The metabolism of fat; utilization of fat.
lipomyoma
Myolipoma, a benign neoplasm that consists chiefly of fat cells (adipose tissue), with variable numbers of muscle cells forming portions of the neoplasm.
lipopathy
Any disorder of lipid metabolism.
lipopectic, lipopexic
Pertaining to, characterized by, or causing lipopexia.
lipopenia, lipopenic
An abnormally small amount, or a deficiency, of lipids in the body.
lipopexia
The deposition of fat in the tissues.
lipophil
A substance that has an affinity for lipids.
lipophilia
1. An affinity for fat.
2. Solubility in lipids.
3. A tendency of the obese for fat fixation.
lipophilic
1. Having an affinity for fat; pertaining to or characterized by lipophilia.
2. Absorbing, dissolving, or being dissolved in lipids; used particularly in reference to certain stains or dyes.
lipophore
A pigment cell containing a lipochrome pigment.
lipoplasty
Another term for liposuction.
lipoprotein
1. Any of the lipid-protein complexes in which lipids are transported in the blood.
2. A molecule that is a combination of lipid and protein.

Lipids don't travel in the blood by themselves; however, they are carried through the bloodstream as lipoproteins.

liposarcoma
1. A type of malignant tumor that arises from fat cells in deep soft tissue; such as inside the thigh.

Most frequently seen in older adults (age 40 and above), liposarcomas are the most common of all soft-tissue sarcomas (a group of malignant tumors that involve connective tissue).

2. A malignant neoplasm of adults that occurs especially in the retroperitoneal tissues and the thigh, usually deep in the intermuscular or periarticular planes.

Peritoneal tissues include the serous membrane that lines the walls of the abdominal and pelvic cavities.

liposis
Fatty infiltration, neutral fats being present in the cells; adiposis.
liposoluble
Soluble in fats.

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