[ hahy-poh-kuh-les-tuh-ree-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ kəˌlɛs təˈri mi ə /

noun Pathology.

an abnormally low amount of cholesterol in the blood.

Nearby words

  1. hypochlorhydria,
  2. hypochlorite,
  3. hypochlorous,
  4. hypochlorous acid,
  5. hypochloruria,
  6. hypocholesterolemia,
  7. hypochondria,
  8. hypochondriac,
  9. hypochondriacal melancholia,
  10. hypochondriasis

Also hy·po·cho·les·ter·o·le·mi·a [hahy-poh-kuh-les-ter-uh-lee-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kəˌlɛs tər əˈli mi ə/.

Origin of hypocholesteremia

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Medicine definitions for hypocholesterolemia


[ hī′pō-kə-lĕs′tər-ə-lēmē-ə ]


Abnormally low levels of cholesterol in the blood.

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