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hyperlipidemia

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noun hy·per·lip·id·emia \-ˌli-pə-ˈdē-mē-ə\

Definition of hyperlipidemia

  1. :  the presence of excess fat or lipids in the blood



Origin of hyperlipidemia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1961


Medical Dictionary

hyperlipidemia

noun hy·per·lip·id·emia

Medical Definition of hyperlipidemia

  1. :  the presence of excess fat or lipids in the blood

hyperlipidemic or chiefly British hyperlipidaemic \-mik\play adjective


Variants of hyperlipidemia

or chiefly British hyperlipidaemia \-ˌlip-ə-ˈdē-mē-ə\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "hyperlipidemia"


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