hyperbetalipoproteinemia

hyperbetalipoproteinemia
Enhanced concentration of β-lipoproteins in the blood.
- familial h. See type II familial hyperlipoproteinemia.
- familial h. and hyperprebetalipoproteinemia SYN: type III familial hyperlipoproteinemia.

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hy·per·be·ta·li·po·pro·tein·emia -bāt-ə-.lī-pō-.prō-.tēn-'ē-mē-ə, -.lip-ō-, -.prō-tē-ən- or chiefly Brit hy·per·be·ta·li·po·pro·tein·ae·mia -bē-tə-.lip-ō- n the presence of excess LDLs in the blood

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hy·per·be·ta·lipo·pro·tein·emia (hi″pər-ba″tə-lip″o-pro″te-neґme-ə) increased accumulation of low-density lipoproteins in the blood.

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