hyperlipemia

hyperlipemia

[hahy-per-li-pee-mee-uh, -lahy-]
noun
excessive amounts of fat and fatty substances in the blood; lipemia.
Also, hyperlipidemia [hahy-per-lip-i-dee-mee-uh, -lahy-pi-] .


Origin:
1890–95; hyper- + lipemia

hyperlipemic, hyperlipidemic, adjective
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hyperlipemia hy·per·li·pe·mi·a (hī'pər-lĭ-pē'mē-ə, -lī-)
n.
See lipemia.

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