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(ˌhaɪ pərˌlɪp əˌproʊ tiˈni mi ə, -ˌproʊ ti ə-, -ˌlaɪ pə-)

any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usu. characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the blood.
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Noun1.hyperlipoproteinemia - any of various disorders of lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism that result in high levels of lipoprotein and cholesterol in the circulating blood
metabolic disorder - a disorder or defect of metabolism
hyperbetalipoproteinemia - a genetic disorder characterized by high levels of beta-lipoproteins and cholesterol; can lead to atherosclerosis at an early age
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Similar apoE-enriched [beta]-VLDL occurred in patients with type III hyperlipoproteinemia.
6 (SBP = systolic blood pressure, DBP = diastolic blood pressure, HR = heart rate, bpm = beats per minute, DM = diabetes mellitus, HLP = hyperlipoproteinemia, HDL = high density cholesterol, LDL = low density cholesterol) Table 2.
Cockayne's syndrome: report of a case with hyperlipoproteinemia, hyperinsulinemia, renal disease, and normal growth hormone.
However, this form increases the risk of hyperlipoproteinemia type III and may also increase the risk of macular degeneration.
Effects of two different fibric acid derivatives on lipoproteins, cholesterol ester transfer, fibrinogen, plasminogen activator inhibitor and paraoxonase activity in type IIb hyperlipoproteinemia.
The term Metabolic Syndrome was coined more than four decades back (1977) by Haller (1) while reporting associations of obesity, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipoproteinemia, hyperuricemia and steatosis hepatis.
Platelet composition and function abnormalities in patients with hyperlipoproteinemia suggest that the circulating levels of lipids influence the platelet markers such as P-selectin (5).
It is closely related to the terms hyperlipidemia and hyperlipoproteinemia .
Chickpea, an edible vegetable (Cicer aretinum) is also considered a functional food and intake of chickpeas has been recommended in humans with altered lipid profile such as type IIa hyperlipoproteinemia and diabetes (Zulet, 1999).
BrOijersen A, Eriksson M, Angelin B, Hjemdahl R Gemfibrozil enhances platelet activity in patients with combined hyperlipoproteinemia.
Preadolescents affected with Type V Hyperlipoproteinemia have been described.