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hypercholesterolemia

[ hahy-per-kuh-les-ter-uh-lee-mee-uh ]
/ 藢ha瑟 p蓹r k蓹藢l蓻s t蓹r 蓹藞li mi 蓹 /
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noun Pathology.
the presence of an excessive amount of cholesterol in the blood.
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Origin of hypercholesterolemia

From New Latin, dating back to 1890鈥95; see origin at hyper-, cholesterol, -emia
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How to use hypercholesterolemia in a sentence

  • 鈥淢any of the kids that we see with familial hypercholesterolemia are perfectly normal weight, and you would not expect based on looking at them that they would have high cholesterol,鈥 says Daniels.

    What to Know About High Cholesterol in Kids|Sandeep Ravindran|July 13, 2022|Time
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