beta-lipoprotein

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beta-lipoprotein n.
See low-density lipoprotein.

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beta-lipoprotein

noun
a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis [syn: low-density lipoprotein
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