Fredrickson classification


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Fred·rick·son clas·si·fi·ca·tion

(fred'rik-sŏn klas'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
A classification system of hyperlipoproteinemia that uses plasma appearance, triglyceride values, and total cholesterol values. There are five types: I, II, III, IV, and V.
See also: hyperlipoproteinemia