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

Origin and Etymology of hyperlipidemia

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

hyperlipidemia

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

medical Definition of hyperlipidemia

:the presence of excess fat or lipids in the blood

hyperlipidemic

or chiefly British hyperlipidaemic play \-mik\ adjective

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