Hypercholesterolemia definition

hīpər-kə-lĕstər-ə-lēmē-ə
A familial disorder characterized by high serum concentrations of total cholesterol and LDL and normal concentrations of triglycerides.
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An excess of cholesterol in the blood.
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A familial disorder characterized by high serum concentrations of total cholesterol and LDL and normal concentrations of triglycerides.
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An excess of cholesterol in the blood.
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The presence of excessive cholesterol in the blood.
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An excess of cholesterol in the blood.
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A familial disorder characterized by high serum concentrations of total cholesterol and LDL and normal concentrations of triglycerides.
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(medicine) An excess of cholesterol in the blood.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hypercholesterolemia
Plural:
hypercholesterolemias

Origin of hypercholesterolemia

  • From hyper- +‎ cholesterol +‎ -emia.

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