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Relating to lipemia.
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Relating to lipemia; describes milky appearance in serum and plasma.
Synonym(s): lipaemic.
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(li-pe'me-a) [ lipo- + -emia]
An abnormal amount of fat in the blood.

alimentary lipemia

An accumulation of fat in the blood after eating.

lipemia retinalis

A condition in which retinal vessels appear reddish white or white; found in cases of hyperlipidemia.
See: hyperlipoproteinemialipemic (-mik), adjective
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Laboratory comments referring to a 'lipaemic specimen' (Fig.
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(26.) Tagliaferro V, Cassader M, Bozzo C, et al, Moderate guar-gum addition to usual diet improves peripheral sensitivity to insulin and lipaemic profile in NIDDM.
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