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hyperlipoproteinemia

[ hahy-per-lip-uh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -proh-tee-uh-, -lahy-puh- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˌlɪp əˌproʊ tiˈni mi ə, -ˌproʊ ti ə-, -ˌlaɪ pə- /
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noun
Pathology. any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usually characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the blood.
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Origin of hyperlipoproteinemia

First recorded in 1965–70; hyper- + lipoprotein + -emia
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Medical definitions for hyperlipoproteinemia

hyperlipoproteinemia
[ hī′pər-lĭp′ō-prō′tē-nēmē-ə, -lī′pō- ]

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