idiopathic hypercholesterolemia

idiopathic hypercholesterolemia

[¦id·ē·ə¦path·ik ¦hī·pər·kə‚les·tə·rə′lē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A genetic derangement of fat metabolism characterized by high blood, cell, and plasma levels of cholesterol.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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