Definition of Hypercholesterolemia

1. Noun. The presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis.

Exact synonyms: Hypercholesteremia
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Specialized synonyms: Familial Hypercholesterolemia



Definition of Hypercholesterolemia

1. Noun. (medicine) An excess of cholesterol in the blood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypercholesterolemia

hyperchaotic
hypercharge
hypercharged
hypercharges
hyperchloraemia
hyperchloraemic acidosis
hyperchlorhydria
hyperchloric
hyperchloruria
hypercholesteraemia
hypercholesteremia
hypercholesterinaemia
hypercholesterolaemia
hypercholesterolaemias
hypercholesterolaemic
hypercholesterolemia (current term)
hypercholesterolemias
hypercholesterolemic
hypercholesterolia
hypercholia
hyperchromaffinism
hyperchromasia
hyperchromatic
hyperchromatism
hyperchromatisms
hyperchromia
hyperchromic
hyperchromic anaemia
hyperchromic anemia
hyperchromic effect

Literary usage of Hypercholesterolemia

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1. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"hypercholesterolemia is the major lipid abnormality in the chronic nephrotic syndrome, ... Severe Forms of hypercholesterolemia Most severe forms of ..."

2. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... hypercholesterolemia. 1193. Sterner-Balner, R. Hg smelting nul in Europe. 191. Sterrett, DB Deposits of mica in US, 282. Stettbacher, A. Detonation of ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... hypercholesterolemia: Characteristics of Cholesterol Biosynth in Rat ... hypercholesterolemia ..."

4. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"hypercholesterolemia Theory. — This theory is based on the idea that there may be an aseptic precipitation of cholesterol within the gallbladder, ..."

5. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Television viewing and pediatric hypercholesterolemia. Pediatrics 1992:90:75-79. 64. Bell MM, Joseph S. Screening 1140 fifth graders for ..."

6. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"From the intervention studies of the last two decades it has been learn that reductions of the risk factors hypercholesterolemia and hypertension have led ..."

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