Definition of Hyperlipidemia

1. Noun. Presence of excess lipids in the blood.




Definition of Hyperlipidemia

1. Noun. (medicine) An excess quantity of lipid in the blood; a symptom of several medical conditions ¹

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Definition of Hyperlipidemia

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Medical Definition of Hyperlipidemia

1. A general term for elevated concentrations of any or all of the lipids in the plasma, such as cholesterol, triglycerides and lipoproteins. Origin: Gr. Haima = blood This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperlipidemia

hyperleukocytosis
hyperlexia
hyperlexic
hyperlight
hyperlink
hyperlinkage
hyperlinked
hyperlinking
hyperlinks
hyperlipaemia
hyperlipemia
hyperlipemias
hyperlipemic
hyperlipidaemia
hyperlipidaemias
hyperlipidemia (current term)
hyperlipidemias
hyperlipidemic
hyperlipoidaemia
hyperlipoidemia
hyperlipoproteinaemia
hyperlipoproteinaemia type III
hyperlipoproteinaemia type IV
hyperlipoproteinaemia type v
hyperlipoproteinaemias
hyperlipoproteinaemic
hyperlipoproteinemia
hyperlipoproteinemias
hyperlipoproteinemic
hyperliposis

Literary usage of Hyperlipidemia

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1. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"Lovastatin in the treatment of multifactorial hyperlipidemia associated with ... hyperlipidemia in pediatrie hemodialysis and renal transplant patients. ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... modification nutritional habits in cases of hyperlipidemia and overweight (prevention of early atherosclerotic lesions ¡n childhood), early diagnosis ..."

3. Health Consequences of Smoking: Cardiovascular Disease: A Report of the by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"(58) recently completed an investigation of cigarette smoking, diet-induced hyperlipidemia, and experimental atherosclerosis in baboons. ..."

4. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The drug is marketed in India and other countries for treatment of hyperlipidemia (Chaudhury, 1992). The following other Ayurvedic herbs have recently been ..."

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