Medical Dictionary

lipemia

noun li·pe·mia
variants: or chiefly British

lipaemia

\li-ˈpē-mē-ə\play

Medical Definition of lipemia

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

lipemic

or chiefly British

lipaemic

\-mik\play adjective

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