[hahy-per-lip-uh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -proh-tee-uh-, -lahy-puh-]
Pathology. any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usually characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the blood.

1965–70; hyper- + lipoprotein + -emia

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hyperlipoproteinemia hy·per·lip·o·pro·tein·e·mi·a (hī'pər-lĭp'ō-prō'tē-nē'mē-ə, -tē-ə-nē'-, -lī'pō-)
A condition marked by an abnormally high level of lipoproteins in the blood.

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