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lipemia

[li-pee-mee-uh, lahy-] /lɪˈpi mi ə, laɪ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
excessive amounts of fat and fatty substances in the blood; hyperlipemia.
Also, lipaemia.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Neo-Latin lipaemia. See lip-, -emia
Related forms
lipemic, lipaemic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lipaemia

lipaemia

/lɪˈpiːmɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) an abnormally large amount of fat in the blood
Word Origin
from Greek lipos fat + -aemia
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lipaemia in Medicine

lipemia li·pe·mi·a (lĭ-pē'mē-ə)
n.
An excess of fat or lipids in the blood. Also called hyperlipemia, hyperlipidemia, lipidemia.

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