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hy•per•lip•o•pro•tein•e•mi•a(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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|Noun||1.||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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