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hyperlipoproteinemia

[hahy-per-lip-uh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -proh-tee-uh-, -lahy-puh-] /ˌhaɪ pərˌlɪp əˌproʊ tiˈni mi ə, -ˌproʊ ti ə-, -ˌlaɪ pə-/
noun
1.
Pathology. any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usually characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the blood.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; hyper- + lipoprotein + -emia
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hyperlipoproteinemia in Medicine

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

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