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hypercholesterolemia

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

Definition of hypercholesterolemia

  1. :  the presence of excess cholesterol in the blood

hypercholesterolemic play \-mik\ adjective


Origin of hypercholesterolemia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1916


Medical Dictionary

hypercholesterolemia

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

Medical Definition of hypercholesterolemia

  1. :  the presence of excess cholesterol in the blood—see familial hypercholesterolemia

hypercholesterolemic \-tə-rə-ˈlē-mik\play also hypercholesteremic \-tə-ˈrē-mik\play or chiefly British hypercholesterolaemic also hypercholesteraemic adjective


Variants of hypercholesterolemia

also hypercholesteremia \-tə-ˈrē-mē-ə\play or chiefly British hypercholesterolaemia also hypercholesteraemia

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