hyperlipidemia

SYN: lipemia.
- mixed h. SYN: mixed hyperlipoproteinemia familial, type 5 h..
- mixed hyperlipoproteinemia familial, type 5 h. elevations of VLDL and chylomicrons found in plasma. SYN: mixed h..

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hy·per·lip·id·emia or chiefly Brit hy·per·lip·id·ae·mia -.lip-ə-'dē-mē-ə n the presence of excess fat or lipids in the blood
hy·per·lip·id·emic or chiefly Brit hy·per·lip·id·ae·mic -mik adj

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hy·per·lip·id·emia (hi″pər-lip″ĭ-deґme-ə) a general term for elevated concentrations of any or all of the lipids in the plasma, such as hypertriglyceridemia, hypercholesterolemia, and so on. See also table of hyperlipoproteinemias. Called also hyperlipemia, lipemia, and lipidemia. hyperlipidemic adj

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  • hyperlipidemia — [hī΄pər li΄pi dē′mē ə] n. the presence of excessive lipids in the blood hyperlipidemic adj …   English World dictionary

  • Hyperlipidemia — DiseasesDB = 6255 MeshID = D006949 Hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoproteinemia or dyslipidemia is the presence of raised or abnormal levels of lipids and/or lipoproteins in the blood. Lipids (fatty molecules) are transported in a protein capsule, and… …   Wikipedia

  • hyperlipidemia — lipemia lip*e mi*a (l[i^]p*[=e] m[ e]*[.a]), n. [Gr. li pos fat + ai^ma blood.] (Med.) The presence of an abnormally high concentration of lipid in the blood. Called also {hyperlipemia}, {hyperlipidemia}, {hyperlipoidemia}, {lipidemia},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyperlipidemia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1961 the presence of excess fat or lipids in the blood …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hyperlipidemia — noun An excess quantity of lipid in the blood; a symptom of several medical conditions …   Wiktionary

  • hyperlipidemia — n. abnormally high level of fat in the blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperlipidemia — hy·per·lip·i·de·mia …   English syllables

  • hyperlipidemia —    Elevated blood fats, either from heredity, from having so many calories in the diet that they are ending up as liver synthesized storage fats, from an excessively anabolic metabolism...and from a constellation of less common disease causes …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • hyperlipidemia — noun presence of excess lipids in the blood • Syn: ↑lipemia, ↑lipaemia, ↑lipidemia, ↑lipidaemia, ↑lipoidemia, ↑lipoidaemia, ↑hyperlipemia, ↑hyperlipaemia, ↑hyperlipidaemia …   Useful english dictionary

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