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.

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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

OTHER WORDS FROM hyperlipemia

hy·per·li·pe·mic, hy·per·lip·i·de·mic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hyperlipemia

hyperlipemia
[ hī′pər-lĭ-pēmē-ə, -lī- ]

n.

hyperlipidemia
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