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Definition of "dyslipidemia" [dyslipidemia]

  • An inbalance of lipids (especially cholesterol) in the blood; hypercholesterolemia (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dyslipidemia" in a sentence
  • "The level of triglycerides rises in some people when they consume excess calories from alcohol, refined carbohydrate, and fat, producing a condition called dyslipidemia."
  • "Correction of atherogenic dyslipidemia, which is characterized by elevated triglyceride levels and low levels of HDL cholesterol, might provide additional benefit."
  • "In fact, even with other risk factors such as dyslipidemia, diabetes or hypertension, we have now moved towards “global risk” where we factor in age, gender, co-existing disease, past history, etc."