Definition of Hyperlipidemia
Hyperlipidemia: Elevated lipid (fat) levels in the blood. Hyperlipidemia can be inherited and increases the risk of disease of the blood vessels leading to stroke and heart disease.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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REFERENCE: American Heart Association. Hyperlipidemia.
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