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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.
a creamy appearance of the retinal blood vessels that occurs when the lipids of the blood exceed 5%.
lipemia retinalisInternal medicine Ocular fundus whitening due to extreme hypertriglyceridemia–serum TGs of 45.2 mmol/L–4000+ mg/dL, US, associated with DM
li·pe·mi·a re·ti·na·lis(li-pē'mē-ă ret-i-nā'lis)
an excess of lipids in the blood; hyperlipemia.
postprandial lipemia (below).
that present when food has been withheld for at least 24 hours.
a physiological effect that occurs between 2 and 12 hours after the ingestion of food high in lipids.
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.
that manifested by a milky appearance of the veins and arteries of the retina. Seen in hyperlipoproteinemia in dogs.