lipemia

noun
li·​pe·​mia
variants: or chiefly British lipaemia \ li-​ˈpē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce lipaemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of lipemia

: the presence of an excess of fats or lipids in the blood specifically : hypercholesterolemia

Other Words from lipemia

lipemic or chiefly British lipaemic \ -​mik How to pronounce lipaemic (audio) \ adjective

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“Lipemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lipemia. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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