hyperlipemia

[ hahy-per-li-pee-mee-uh, -lahy- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər lɪˈpi mi ə, -laɪ- /

noun

excessive amounts of fat and fatty substances in the blood; lipemia.

Nearby words

  1. hyperkinetic,
  2. hyperkinetic syndrome,
  3. hyperlactation,
  4. hyperleukocytosis,
  5. hyperlink,
  6. hyperlipidaemia,
  7. hyperlipidemia,
  8. hyperlipoproteinemia,
  9. hyperliposis,
  10. hyperlithuria

Also hy·per·lip·i·de·mi·a [hahy-per-lip-i-dee-mee-uh, -lahy-pi-] /ˌhaɪ pərˌlɪp ɪˈdi mi ə, -ˌlaɪ pɪ-/.

Origin of hyperlipemia

First recorded in 1890–95; hyper- + lipemia

Related formshy·per·li·pe·mic, hy·per·lip·i·de·mic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for hyperlipemia

hyperlipemia

[ hī′pər-lĭ-pēmē-ə, -lī- ]

n.

hyperlipidemia

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