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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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Many studies have examined the relationship between job stress and obesity, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes mellitus, but less evidence exists for dyslipidemia like hypo-high-density lipoproteinemia (hypo-HDL).
Diabetes mellitus or other endocrinopathies, hereditary neuropathies (HSMN types II and IV), mitochondrial neuropathies, chronic alcohol abuse, vitamin deficiencies, neoplasia, bacterial or viral infections, drugs, intoxication, vasculitic neuropathies and metabolic causes such as a-beta lipoproteinemia, Fabry disease and uremic neuropathy were excluded.
Decreased fluidity of red cell membrane lipids in a beta lipoproteinemia.