hyperlipidemia

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

Definition of hyperlipidemia 

: the presence of excess fat or lipids in the blood

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South Korean media quickly speculated that Kim, 34, is about 170 centimeters (5 feet 8 inches) tall and weighs 130 kilograms (287 pounds), and likely suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure and hyperlipidemia. Washington Post, "Summit offers South Koreans rare insight into Kim Jong Un," 28 Apr. 2018

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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hyperlipidemia

noun
hy·per·lip·id·emia
variants: or chiefly British hyperlipidaemia \-ˌlip-ə-ˈdē-mē-ə \

Medical Definition of hyperlipidemia 

: the presence of excess fat or lipids in the blood

Other Words from hyperlipidemia

hyperlipidemic or chiefly British hyperlipidaemic \-mik \ adjective

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