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Unformatted text preview: 13. Hyperphagic- An abnormal appetite for food; overeating 14. Glycogen- one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body 15. Anti-lipogenic- the process of stopping lipogenesis (the process by which simple sugars such as glucose are converted to fatty acids) 16. Peroxisome- a membrane-bound compartment in the cell that is responsible for the breakdown of certain types of fatty acids 17. Proliferator- an agent that causes growth by the rapid multiplication of parts 18. Pyruvate- Acid formed in the body during digestion of carbohydrates and proteins 19. metabolite- Any substance produced by, or taking part in, a metabolic reaction 20. Cachectic- Belonging or pertaining to cachexia; depraved nutrition, or a bad habit of the body...
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