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 (hī′pər-lĭp′ĭ-dē′mē-ə, -lī′pĭ-)
An excess of fats or lipids in the blood. Also called hyperlipemia.
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Noun1.hyperlipidemia - presence of excess lipids in the blood
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease


n. hiperlipidemia, exceso de lipidos en la sangre.


n hiperlipidemia
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Lipoprotein and apolipoliprotein abnormalities in familial combined hyperlipidemia.
Familial combined hyperlipidemia (FCHL) is a complex disorder involving several environmental factors, which interact with multiple genes.
Approximately 4 million people in the United States have a genetic predisposition to lipid disorders, such as familial hypercholesterolemia, familial combined hyperlipidemia, and polygenic hypercholesterolemia.
This is particularly significant for patients with diabetes-associated hyperlipidemia and those with familial combined hyperlipidemia -- the most frequent genetic disorder of blood lipoprotein metabolism.
Among the clinical entities considered to increase CMR are type 2 diabetes, familial combined hyperlipidemia, familial hypoalphalipoproteinemia, and polycystic ovary syndrome.

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