hyperlipidaemia(redirected from hyperlipidemic)
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hyperlipidaemiaAn abnormal increase in the levels of fats (lipids), including cholesterol, in the blood. This may be of dietary origin or may be due to PANCREATITIS or bile system disorder or may be a dangerous familial disorder of dominant inheritance. Most people with familial hyperlipidaemia develop serious coronary artery disease before the age of 50.
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Elevated levels of lipids in the blood plasma.
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