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

1890–95; hyper- + lipemia

hyperlipemic, hyperlipidemic, adjective
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hyperlipidaemia or (US) hyperlipidemia (ˌhaɪpəˌlɪpɪˈdiːmɪə)
an abnormally high level of lipids, esp cholesterol, in the blood, predisposing to atherosclerosis and other arterial diseases
hyperlipidemia or (US) hyperlipidemia

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

hyperlipidemia hy·per·lip·i·de·mi·a (hī'pər-lĭp'ĭ-dē'mē-ə) or hy·per·lip·oi·de·mi·a (-lĭp'oi-dē'mē-ə)
See lipemia.

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Carefully control diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and other conditions that increase the risk of heart disease.
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