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Definition of "hypertriglyceridemia" [hypertriglyceridemia]

  • A form of hyperlipidemia in which there is an excess of triglycerides in the blood (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "Patients with high levels of triglycerides in their blood, a disease called hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) face an increased risk for heart disease and stroke."
  • "a disease called hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) - which can in turn increase risk for heart disease and stroke."
  • "Women who are also receiving thyroid hormone replacement therapy should be monitored, and estrogen therapy should be discontinued in women who develop severe hypercalcemia, loss of vision, severe hypertriglyceridemia, or cholestatic jaundice."