hypertriglyceridemia

noun
hy·​per·​tri·​glyc·​er·​i·​de·​mia
variants: or chiefly British hypertriglyceridaemia \ -​ˌtrī-​ˌglis-​ə-​ˌrī-​ˈdē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hypertriglyceridaemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypertriglyceridemia

: the presence of an excess of triglycerides in the blood

Other Words from hypertriglyceridemia

hypertriglyceridemic or chiefly British hypertriglyceridaemic \ -​ˈdē-​mik How to pronounce hypertriglyceridaemic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypertriglyceridemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypertriglyceridemia. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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