Tangier disease Tan·gier disease (tān-jēr')
An inheritable disorder of lipid metabolism characterized by almost complete absence from plasma of high-density lipoproteins, by storage of cholesterol esters in foam cells, and by enlargement of the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes. Also called familial high-density lipoprotein disease.
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