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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
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n. hiperlipidemia, exceso de lipidos en la sangre.
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n hiperlipidemia
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