noun Pathology.

the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the blood.

Nearby words

  1. cholesteric,
  2. cholesterin,
  3. cholesterol,
  4. cholesterol embolism,
  5. cholesterolaemia,
  6. cholesterolosis,
  7. cholesteroluria,
  8. cholestyramine,
  9. choleuria,
  10. choli

Origin of cholesterolemia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for cholesterolemia




The presence of elevated levels of cholesterol in the blood.

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