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HDL


HDL

noun \ˈāch-ˈdē-ˈel\

Definition of HDL

:  a lipoprotein of blood plasma that is composed of a high proportion of protein with little triglyceride and cholesterol and that is associated with decreased probability of developing atherosclerosis—called also alpha-lipoprotein, good cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein; compare ldl, vldl
March 06, 2015
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