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LDL

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Biochemistry.
  1. low-density lipoprotein.
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LDL

abbreviation for
  1. low-density lipoprotein
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LDL

abbr.
  1. low-density lipoprotein
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LDL

  1. Abbreviation of low-density lipoprotein
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LDL

Abbreviation for low-density lipoprotein. A type of cholesterol that is linked to heart disease and atherosclerosis. (Compare HDL.)

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Note

LDLs are often referred to as “bad” cholesterol.
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