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HDL

  1. high-density lipoprotein.
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British Dictionary definitions for hdl

HDL

abbreviation for
  1. high-density lipoprotein
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hdl in Medicine

HDL

abbr.
  1. high-density lipoprotein
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hdl in Science

HDL

  1. Abbreviation of high-density lipoprotein
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hdl in Culture

HDL

An abbreviation for high-density lipoprotein, molecules that remove cholesterol from the bloodstream and carry it to the liver.

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Note

HDLs are often called “good” cholesterol.
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