remnant removal disease


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remnant removal disease

Hyperlipoproteinemia, type III, see there.
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remnant removal disease

A disorder of lipid metabolism in which the uptake of lipoproteins by the liver is impaired. The condition increases levels of both cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, resulting in an increased risk of both coronary and peripheral vascular disease.
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