Literally meaning: delay of the growth of adipose tissue
Origin: Anc Greek
λίπος/λίπος(=fat, grease) >λίπος > verb λείβω/livo(=grease)
+δυσ-/dys-(=prefix used with a negative sense meaning difficult, bad, abnormal, misfortune) > δύω/dyo(=decline) δύση/dysi(=sundown)
+ τροφή/trophe(=food, nourishment ))
In 1998 by Australian phycisian David Cooper.
Lipodystrophy refers to a group of genetic disorders characterized by total or localized abnormal atrophy of the body's adipose tissue leading to selective loss of body fat, fatty liver, hypertriglyceridemia and insulin resistance.