cholesterolemia

cholesterolemia

[kuh-les-ter-uh-lee-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the blood.


Origin:
cholesterol + -emia

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cholesterolaemia or (US) cholesterolemia (kəˌlɛstərəˈliːmɪə)
 
n
the presence of abnormally high levels of cholesterol in the blood
 
cholesterolemia or (US) cholesterolemia
 
n

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cholesterolemia cho·les·ter·ol·e·mi·a (kə-lěs'tər-ə-lē'mē-ə) or cho·les·ter·e·mi·a (kə-lěs'tə-rē'mē-ə)
n.
The presence of elevated levels of cholesterol in the blood.

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