High-density-lipoprotein meaning

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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.
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A class of lipoprotein that transports cholesterol to the liver from other tissue; high levels may decrease the risk of coronary heart disease.
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