TITLE

steatolysis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2067
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "steatolysis" is presented. It refers to the process by which fats are first emulsified and then hydrolyzed to fatty acids and glycerine for the preparation of absorption or the decomposition of fat.
ACCESSION #
21246672

 

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