Definition of lipolytic in US English:



  • See lipolysis

    • ‘During the postinjury catabolic and lipolytic response, one would expect insecticides, as well as other lipophilic chemicals, to be released from fat depots.’
    • ‘Most diets will increase the number of lipogenic enzymes (fat storing) and decrease the lipolytic enzymes (fat burning).’
    • ‘Finally, growth hormone is lipolytic, inducing the breakdown of tissue lipids and thus providing energy supplies that are used to support the stimulated protein synthesis induced by increased amino acid uptake.’
    • ‘Anabolic implants that contain estrogens, androgens, or a combination of the two do not have a direct lipolytic effect on adipose tissue.’
    • ‘In addition to its powerful, extended-release thermogenic and lipolytic activity, it can also be an excellent pre-workout pick-me-up.’