alimentary lipemia


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lipemia

 [lĭ-pe´me-ah]
alimentary lipemia that occurring after eating.
lipemia retina´lis a milky appearance of the veins and arteries of the retina, occurring when the lipids of the blood exceed 5 per cent and in diabetes mellitus and leukemia.

al·i·men·ta·ry li·pe·mi·a

relatively transient lipemia occurring after the ingestion of foods with a large content of fat.

al·i·men·ta·ry li·pe·mi·a

(al'i-men'tăr-ē li-pē'mē-ă)
Relatively transient lipemia occurring after ingestion of foods with a higher fat content.

al·i·men·ta·ry li·pe·mi·a

(al'i-men'tăr-ē li-pē'mē-ă)
Transient lipemia occurring after ingestion of foods with a high fat content.

lipemia

an excess of lipids in the blood; hyperlipemia.

alimentary lipemia
postprandial lipemia (below).
fasting lipemia
that present when food has been withheld for at least 24 hours.
postprandial lipemia
a physiological effect that occurs between 2 and 12 hours after the ingestion of food high in lipids.
lipemia-refrigeration test
refrigeration of a lipemic blood sample may distinguish between triglyceride-rich lipoproteins, which persist in the turbid sample, and chylomicra, which rise to form a flocculent top layer while the sample clears.
lipemia retinalis
that manifested by a milky appearance of the veins and arteries of the retina. Seen in hyperlipoproteinemia in dogs.