hypercholesterolemia

noun hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emia \ ˌhī-pər-kə-ˌle-stə-rə-ˈlē-mē-ə \

Definition of hypercholesterolemia

: the presence of excess cholesterol in the blood

hypercholesterolemic

play \ˌhī-pər-kə-ˌle-stə-rə-ˈlē-mik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hypercholesterolemia

New Latin


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hypercholesterolemia

noun hy·per·cho·les·ter·ol·emia \ ˌhī-pər-kə-ˌles-tə-rə-ˈlē-mē-ə \
variants: also hypercholesteremia play \-tə-ˈrē-mē-ə\ or chiefly British hypercholesterolaemia also hypercholesteraemia

medical Definition of hypercholesterolemia

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

hypercholesterolemic

play \-tə-rə-ˈlē-mik\ also hypercholesteremic play \-tə-ˈrē-mik\ or chiefly British hypercholesterolaemic also hypercholesteraemic adjective

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