Definition of Lipemia

1. Noun. Presence of excess lipids in the blood.




Definition of Lipemia

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

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Medical Definition of Lipemia

1. Presence of an abnormally high amount of lipid in the bloodstream. Origin: Gr. Haima = blood This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipemia

lipaemic retinopathy
lipancreatin
lipans
liparian
liparite
liparites
liparocele
lipase
lipase test
lipases
lipe
lipectomies
lipectomy
lipedema
lipedematous alopecia
lipemia (current term)
lipemias
lipemic
lipfern
lipgloss
lipglosses
lipiarmycin
lipic
lipid
lipid-lowering medication
lipid-lowering medicine
lipid-mobilizing hormone
lipid A
lipid A 4'-phosphatase
lipid A disaccharide synthase

Literary usage of Lipemia

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1. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1918)
"Fifth, lipemia is not due merely to absence of carbohydrate or loss of sugar from the body. Maximal phloridzin poisoning with feeding of nothing but fat, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"From observations on a fairly extensive material he has shown that lipemia causes large quantities of chole- sterin and lecithin to appear in the blood ..."

3. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"It is, therefore, extremely difficult to say just when the amount of fat in the blood is large enough to be considered as a lipemia, especially since after ..."

4. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"The existence of lipemia is of little clinical importance, ... lipemia commonly occurs as the result of lacerated wounds of the blood-vessels situated in ..."

5. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"It presents in tabulated form the results of detailed study of 5 cases of diabetic lipemia in human subjects and, similarly, a detailed study of the blood ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... may be distinctly milky, because it contains numerous fine fat particles in suspension. To this condition the name of lipemia has been given. ..."

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