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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

hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emic play \-mik\ adjective


Origin of hypercholesterolemia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1916


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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\

Medical Definition of hypercholesterolemia

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

  2. hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emic \-tə-rə-ˈlē-mik\play or hy·per·cho·les-ter·emic \-tə-ˈrē-mik\play or chiefly British hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·ae·mic or hy·per·cho·les·ter·ae·mic adjective



Variants of hypercholesterolemia

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

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