hypercholesteremia

hypercholesteremia
hy·per·cholesteremia

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  • hypercholesteremia — SYN: hypercholesterolemia. * * * hy·per·cho·les·ter·emia (hi″pər kə les″tər eґme ə) hypercholesterolemia …   Medical dictionary

  • hypercholesteremia — n. abnormally high amount of cholesterol in the blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypercholesteremia — noun the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis • Syn: ↑hypercholesterolemia • Hypernyms: ↑symptom • Hyponyms: ↑familial hypercholesterolemia …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypercholesterolemia — /huy peuhr keuh les teuhr euh lee mee euh/, n. Pathol. 1. the presence of an excessive amount of cholesterol in the blood. 2. See familial hypercholesterolemia. Also, hypercholesteremia /huy peuhr keuh les teuh ree mee euh/. [1890 95; < NL; see… …   Universalium

  • Hypercholesterolemia — High blood cholesterol. This can be sporadic (with no family history) or familial. Familial hypercholesterolemia is the most common inherited type of hyperlipidemia (high lipid levels in blood). It predisposes to premature arteriosclerosis… …   Medical dictionary

  • cholestyramine — An anion exchange resin used to bind dietary cholesterol and hence prevent its systemic absorption. Used to treat hypercholesteremia. Can bind many acidic drugs in the gastrointestinal tract …   Medical dictionary

  • pravastatin — An inhibitor of the enzyme 3 hydroxy 3 methyglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG CoA), the rate limiting enzyme in the biosynthesis of cholesterol; used in the treatment of hypercholesteremia; similar to lovastatin and simvastatin. * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • safflower oil — An oil extracted from the seeds of Carthamus tinctorius, containing 74.5% linoleic acid and 6.6% saturated fatty acid s; recommended for use in hypercholesteremia, myocardial infarction, and coronary insufficiency. * * * safflower oil n an edible …   Medical dictionary

  • familial hypercholesterolemia — noun congenital disorder characterized by high levels of cholesterol and early development of atherosclerosis • Hypernyms: ↑hypercholesterolemia, ↑hypercholesteremia, ↑monogenic disorder, ↑monogenic disease * * * noun : a metabolic disorder that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypercholesterolemia — noun the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis • Syn: ↑hypercholesteremia • Hypernyms: ↑symptom • Hyponyms: ↑familial hypercholesterolemia …   Useful english dictionary

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