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lipemia

or lipaemia

[li-pee-mee-uh, lahy-] /lɪˈpi mi ə, laɪ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
excessive amounts of fat and fatty substances in the blood; hyperlipemia.
Origin of lipemia
1745-1755
From the New Latin word lipaemia, dating back to 1745-55. See lip-, -emia
Related forms
lipemic, lipaemic, adjective
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lipemia in Medicine

lipemia li·pe·mi·a (lĭ-pē'mē-ə)
n.
An excess of fat or lipids in the blood. Also called hyperlipemia, hyperlipidemia, lipidemia.

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