lipid catabolic process

id: GO:0016042
name: lipid catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of lipids, compounds soluble in an organic solvent but not, or sparingly, in an aqueous solvent.

Child Functions

GO:0006706steroid catabolic process
GO:0044240multicellular organismal lipid catabolic process
GO:0044242cellular lipid catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006629lipid metabolic process
GO:0009056catabolic process