hypercholesterolaemia


hypercholesterolaemia
(= hypercholesterolemia (USA) )
High serum levels of cholesterol. Can in some cases be caused by a defect in lipoprotein metabolism or, for example, defects in the low density lipoprotein receptor (familial hypercholesterolaemia).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • hypercholesterolaemia — n. see cholesterol …   Medical dictionary

  • hypercholesterolaemia — n. excess of cholesterol in the blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypercholesterolaemia — [ˌhʌɪpəkəˌlɛstərɒ li:mɪə] (US hypercholesterolemia) noun Medicine an excess of cholesterol in the bloodstream …   English new terms dictionary

  • hypercholesterolaemia — hypercholesterolaeˈmia noun A condition characterized by an abnormally high level of blood cholesterol • • • Main Entry: ↑hyper …   Useful english dictionary

  • familial hypercholesterolaemia — see hypercholesterolaemia …   The new mediacal dictionary

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