HDL cholesterol


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HDL cholesterol

 (āch′dē′ĕl′)
n.
A lipoprotein with a relatively high concentration of protein and low concentration of lipids that incorporates cholesterol and transports it to the liver. High levels are associated with a decreased risk of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. Also called high-density lipoprotein.
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Noun1.HDL cholesterol - the cholesterol in high-density lipoproteins; the `good' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to lower the risk of coronary artery disease
alpha-lipoprotein, HDL, high-density lipoprotein - a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
cholesterin, cholesterol - an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
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30,2013 in JAMA Neurology suggests that having high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol and low levels of "good" HDL cholesterol increases your risk of developing the toxic beta-amyloid plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
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