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hyperlipemia

[hahy-per-li-pee-mee-uh, -lahy-] /ˌhaɪ pər lɪˈpi mi ə, -laɪ-/
noun
1.
excessive amounts of fat and fatty substances in the blood; lipemia.
Also, hyperlipidemia
[hahy-per-lip-i-dee-mee-uh, -lahy-pi-] /ˌhaɪ pərˌlɪp ɪˈdi mi ə, -ˌlaɪ pɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; hyper- + lipemia
Related forms
hyperlipemic, hyperlipidemic, adjective
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Examples from the web for hyperlipidemia
  • Carefully control diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and other conditions that increase the risk of heart disease.
British Dictionary definitions for hyperlipidemia

hyperlipidaemia

/ˌhaɪpəˌlɪpɪˈdiːmɪə/
noun
1.
an abnormally high level of lipids, esp cholesterol, in the blood, predisposing to atherosclerosis and other arterial diseases
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hyperlipidemia in Medicine

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)
n.
See lipemia.

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

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