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high-density lipoprotein

Line breaks: high-density lipo|pro¦tein

Definition of high-density lipoprotein in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A kind of lipoprotein in blood plasma that promotes the transfer of cholesterol to the liver for excretion or reuse.
Example sentences
  • Levels of triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and blood pressure were adjusted for age and sex.
  • The beneficial effects of estrogen include lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and higher high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels.
  • Indeed, a decrease in body weight is associated with improved blood triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels.

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