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lipoprotein

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noun li·po·pro·tein \-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprō-tē-ən\

Definition of lipoprotein

  1. :  a conjugated protein that is a complex of protein and lipid — compare HDL, LDL, VLDL



1909

First Known Use of lipoprotein

1909


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lipoprotein

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noun li·po·pro·tein \-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of lipoprotein

  1. :  any of a large class of conjugated proteins composed of a complex of protein and lipid—see hdl, ldl, vldl




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