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hypercholesterolemia

noun hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emia \ˌhī-pər-kə-ˌles-tə-rə-ˈlē-mē-ə\

Definition of HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA

:  the presence of excess cholesterol in the blood
hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emic \-mik\ adjective

Origin of HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1916
Medical Dictionary

hypercholesterolemia

noun hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emia \ˌhī-pər-kə-ˌles-tə-rə-ˈlē-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA

:  the presence of excess cholesterol in the blood—see familial hypercholesterolemia
hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emic \-tə-rə-ˈlē-mik\ or hy·per·cho·les-ter·emic \-tə-ˈrē-mik\ or chiefly British hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·ae·mic or hy·per·cho·les·ter·ae·mic adjective

Variants of HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA

hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emia or hy·per·cho·les·ter·emia \-tə-ˈrē-mē-ə\ or chiefly British hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·ae·mia or hy·per·cho·les·ter·ae·mia

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