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Meaning of lipofuscin

lip•o•fus•cin

Pronunciation: (lip"u-fus'in, lī"pu-), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. any of several brown pigments similar to melanin that accumulate in animal cells with age and are products of oxidation of lipids and lipoproteins.
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