hyperlipidemia [hī΄pər li΄pi dē′mē ə]
the presence of excessive lipids in the blood

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hy·per·li·pi·de·mi·a (hī'pər-lĭp'ĭ-dēʹmē-ə, -lī'pĭ-) n.
An excess of fats or lipids in the blood. Also called hyperlipemia.

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