familial lipoprotein lipase inhibitor

fa·mil·i·al lip·o·pro·tein li·pase in·hib·i·tor

an inhibitor, found in some patients which inhibits lipoprotein lipase resulting in accumulation of chylomicrons, VLDL, and triacylglycerols; similar in symptoms to familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency.
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familial lipoprotein lipase inhibitor

An substance that inhibits the fat-splitting enzyme lipase that breaks down lipoproteins. The effect of the presence of this abnormal substance in some individuals is an accumulation of very low-density lipopropteins (VLDL), chylomicrons and fats.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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