VLDL

noun \ ˌvē-(ˌ)el-(ˌ)dē-ˈel \

Definition of VLDL

: a plasma lipoprotein that is produced primarily by the liver with lesser amounts contributed by the intestine, that contains relatively large amounts of triglycerides compared to protein, and that leaves a residue of cholesterol in the tissues during the process of conversion to LDL — compare hdl

Origin and Etymology of vldl

very-low-density lipoprotein


Medical Dictionary

VLDL

noun \ ˈvē-ˈel-ˈdē-ˈel \

medical Definition of VLDL

: a plasma lipoprotein that is produced primarily by the liver with lesser amounts contributed by the intestine, that contains relatively large amounts of triglycerides compared to protein, and that leaves a residue of cholesterol in the tissues during the process of conversion to LDL called also very-low-density lipoprotein; compare hdl, ldl

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