noun[mass noun] Medicine
An excess of cholesterol in the bloodstream.
- He has several chronic illnesses, including diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension.
- Obesity is an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and impaired glucose tolerance.
- Screening for hypercholesterolemia and coronary artery disease may be appropriate, depending on the clinical picture.
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