Ldl meaning

ĕldēĕl
A lipoprotein with a relatively high concentration of lipids and low concentration of protein that incorporates cholesterol and transports it to cells. High levels are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.
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A lipoprotein with a relatively high concentration of lipids and low concentration of protein that incorporates cholesterol and transports it to cells. High levels are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.
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A lipoprotein that carries cholesterol in the blood to the cell tissues and that in excess is believed to increase the risk of coronary artery disease.
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A lipoprotein with a relatively high proportion of lipids and low proportion of protein that incorporates cholesterol and transports it to cells. High levels are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.
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Abbreviation of low-density lipoprotein.
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Origin of ldl

  • l(ow-)d(ensity) l(ipoprotein)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • l(ow-)d(ensity) l(ipoprotein)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition