lipostat


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lipostat

[′līp·ə‚stat]
(medicine)
The set point of body weight.
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The brain has a mechanism called a lipostat, akin to a thermostat, that regulates feeding behavior and energy expenditure.
I would welcome any suggestions you may be able to recommend as an alternative to Lipostat.
From 1986 to 1991, Noon worked at Bristol Myers Squibb, first as marketing director responsible for the product launch of the successful drug Lipostat, and later was promoted to general manager, U.
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