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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An abnormal concentration of lipids or lipoproteins in the blood.

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  • noun medicine an inbalance of lipids (especially cholesterol) in the blood; hypercholesterolemia

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[dys– + lipid + –emia.]

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