cholesterolosis

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cho·les·ter·ol·o·sis

(kō-les'ter-ol-ō'sis),
1. A condition resulting from a disturbance in metabolism of lipids, characterized by deposits of cholesterol in tissue, as in Tangier disease.
2. Cholesterol crystals in the anterior chamber of the eye, as in aphakia with associated retinal separation.
Synonym(s): cholesterinosis
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cho·les·ter·ol·o·sis

(kō-les'ter-ol'ŏ-sis)
1. A condition resulting from a disturbance in metabolism of lipids, characterized by deposits of cholesterol in tissue.
2. Cholesterol crystals in the anterior chamber of the eye.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Cholesterolosis

Cholesterol crystals or deposits in the lining of the gallbladder.
Mentioned in: Gallstones
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