hypercholesterolemia

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hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·e·mi·a

 (hī′pər-kə-lĕs′tər-ə-lē′mē-ə)
n.
1. An excess of cholesterol in the blood.
2. A familial disorder characterized by high serum concentrations of total cholesterol and LDL and normal concentrations of triglycerides.

hy•per•cho•les•ter•ol•e•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pər kəˌlɛs tər əˈli mi ə)

also hy•per•cho•les•ter•e•mi•a

(-ˌlɛs təˈri-)

n.
the presence of an excessive amount of cholesterol in the blood.
[1890–95; < New Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypercholesterolemia - the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
familial hypercholesterolemia - congenital disorder characterized by high levels of cholesterol and early development of atherosclerosis
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