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A condition in which there is an excess of fats in tissue or bodily organ


A lipotropic hormone is a polypeptide hormone that can regulate the excess amounts of fats in adipose tissues and liver. It has an affinity for lipids, improving the utilization of fats in the body, thus, preventing the accumulation of fats in tissues.

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