small, dense low-density lipoprotein


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small, dense low-density lipoprotein

Any of the low-density lipoproteins that measure less than 197 angstrom units. They are considered to be the most likely fraction of the low-density lipoprotein molecule to cause atherosclerotic vascular disease.
See also: lipoprotein
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