hyperlipoproteinemia

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

noun
  1. 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

1
First recorded in 1965–70; hyper- + lipoprotein + -emia

Words Nearby hyperlipoproteinemia

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