Medical Definition of Cholesterol esters

1. Fatty acid esters of cholesterol which constitute about two-thirds of the cholesterol in the plasma. The accumulation of cholesterol esters in the arterial intima is a characteristic feature of atherosclerosis. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholesterol Esters

cholesterinaemia
cholesterinised antigen
cholesterinosis
cholesterins
cholesterinuria
cholesteroderma
cholesterol
cholesterol 26-hydroxylase
cholesterol 7 alpha-monooxygenase
cholesterol cleft
cholesterol dehydrogenase
cholesterol embolism
cholesterol ester storage disease
cholesterol ester transport proteins
cholesterol esterase
cholesterol esters (current term)
cholesterol monooxygenase
cholesterol oxidase
cholesterol reductase
cholesterol sulfotransferase
cholesterolaemia
cholesterolaemic
cholesterolemia
cholesterolemias
cholesterolemic
cholesterologenesis
cholesterolosis
cholesterols
cholesteroluria
cholesterosis

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