[hahy-per-lip-uh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -proh-tee-uh-, -lahy-puh-]


Pathology. any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usually characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the blood.

Origin of hyperlipoproteinemia

First recorded in 1965–70; hyper- + lipoprotein + -emia
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hyperlipoproteinemia in Medicine


[hī′pər-lĭp′ō-prō′tē-nēmē-ə, -lī′pō-]


A condition marked by an abnormally high level of lipoproteins in the blood.
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