Definition of hyperlipidemia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhīpərˌlipəˈdēmēə/
(British hyperlipidaemia)


An abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood.
Example sentences
  • In addition, persons with diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia are more likely to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
  • Several other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as obesity, diabetes mellitus, and hyperlipidemia, are also correlated with CRP levels.
  • Like hypertension and cigarette smoking, diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia are modifiable risk factors for stroke.



Pronunciation: /-ˈdēmik/
Example sentences
  • Platelets taken from hyperlipidaemic patients are highly thrombogenic.
  • Nash has been described most frequently in obese women who are diabetic or hyperlipidemic.
  • There are established patients who are no longer adequately controlled and new hyperlipidaemic patients.

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Syllabification: hy·per·lip·i·de·mi·a

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