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hypercholesterolemia

 [hi″per-ko-les″ter-ol-e´me-ah]
excess of cholesterol in the blood.
familial hypercholesterolemia hyperlipoproteinemia (type II).

cho·les·ter·e·mi·a

(kō-les'ter-ē'mē-ă),
The presence of enhanced quantities of cholesterol in the blood.
[cholesterol + G. haima, blood]

cholesterolemia

/cho·les·ter·ol·emia/ (kah-les″ter-ol-e´me-ah) hypercholesterolemia.

cholesterolemia

[-ē′mē·ə]
1 the presence of excessive amounts of cholesterol in the blood.
2 the abnormal condition of the presence of excessive amounts of cholesterol in the blood. Also called cholesteremia. See also hypercholesterolemia.

cholesterolemia

(1) Presence of cholesterol in the peripheral circulation (a normal finding).
(2) Hypercholesterolemia.

cho·les·ter·ol·e·mi·a

(kŏ-les'tĕr-ol-ē'mē-ă)
The presence of excessive cholesterol in the blood.
[cholesterol + G. haima, blood]

cholesterolemia

hypercholesterolemia.
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