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excess of cholesterol in the blood.
familial hypercholesterolemia hyperlipoproteinemia (type II).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


The presence of enhanced quantities of cholesterol in the blood.
[cholesterol + G. haima, blood]
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(1) Presence of cholesterol in the peripheral circulation (a normal finding).
(2) Hypercholesterolemia.
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The presence of excessive cholesterol in the blood.
[cholesterol + G. haima, blood]
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The results of platelet count and mean platelet volume were found to be significantly different among cholesterolemia group (Table-3); however, posthoc comparison did not show these results to be significantly different between all the groups.
(6) The grains also have ecdysteroids, which are the plant secondary metabolites and help in reducing glycemia and cholesterolemia. They present anabolic effects linked to the stimulation of protein synthesis in general.
Berberine is a natural plant extract from Berberis aristata bark, that reduces cholesterolemia by increasing LDL-Cholesterol receptor on the liver cell surface and inhibiting TG biosynthesis via the inhibition of Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) and the activation of 5'AMP activated proteokinase (Brusq et al.
First, an insulin-independent model was developed, which possesses clinical phenotype of glycemic response impaired, A1c glycohemoglobin elevated, and dyslipidemia with hypertriglyceridemia and cholesterolemia (VLDL and LDL fractions elevated with HDL decrement), despite hyperinsulinemia present as it happens in type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Senile cataract often accompanied by hyper cholesterolemia, hyper triglyceridemia and low HDLC levels and the incidence of arteriosclerosis is higher in cataract patients than in control group.
[{Group - 1 ,Normo cholesterolemia, Total cholesterol Less than 5.1 mmol/L = 0.677 + 0.141cm} {Group-2,
F1 male rats exposed to the endocrine disruptor vinclozolin in utero may also pass on a number of disease states involving prostate, kidney, immune system, and metabolism (hyper cholesterolemia) to the F4 generation (Anway et al.
In a further analysis, the data were adjusted to account for the use of aspirin therapy, the presence of hypertension, and the presence of cholesterolemia.
Dietary polyenylphosphatidylcholine decreases cholesterolemia in hypercholesterolemic rabbits: role of the hepato-biliary axis.
Modifying dietary fat intake can reduce serum cholesterol in HIV-associated hyper cholesterolemia. AIDS 2002;17:1414-6.

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