Definition of LDL
: a lipoprotein of blood plasma that is composed of a moderate proportion of protein with little triglyceride and a high proportion of cholesterol and that is associated with increased probability of developing atherosclerosis —called also bad cholesterol — compare hdl
Origin of ldl
First Known Use: 1962
Medical Definition of LDL
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