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lipemia

or li·pae·mi·a

[li-pee-mee-uh, lahy-]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. excessive amounts of fat and fatty substances in the blood; hyperlipemia.

Origin of lipemia

From the New Latin word lipaemia, dating back to 1745–55. See lip-, -emia
Related formsli·pe·mic, li·pae·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lipaemia

lipaemia

US lipemia

noun
  1. pathol an abnormally large amount of fat in the blood

Word Origin

from Greek lipos fat + -aemia
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lipaemia in Medicine

lipemia

(lĭ-pēmē-ə)
n.
  1. hyperlipidemia