High-density Lipoprotein Definition

hīdensətē
noun
Webster's New World
A complex of lipids and proteins in approximately equal amounts that functions as a transporter of cholesterol in the blood. High levels are associated with a decreased risk of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.
American Heritage Science
Synonyms:
  • alpha-lipoprotein
  • hdl
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Other Word Forms of High-density Lipoprotein

Noun

Singular:
high-density lipoprotein
Plural:
high-density-lipoproteins

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