lipemia

or li·pae·mi·a

[ li-pee-mee-uh, lahy- ]
/ lɪˈpi mi ə, laɪ- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

excessive amounts of fat and fatty substances in the blood; hyperlipemia.

Origin of lipemia

From the New Latin word lipaemia, dating back to 1745–55. See lip-, -emia
Related formsli·pe·mic, li·pae·mic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for lipemic (1 of 2)

lipemic

[ lĭ-pēmĭk ]

adj.

Relating to lipemia.

Medicine definitions for lipemic (2 of 2)

lipemia

[ lĭ-pēmē-ə ]

n.

hyperlipidemia
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