Definition of hyperlipaemia in English:

hyperlipaemia

(US hyperlipemia)

noun

mass nounMedicine
  • An abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood.

    • ‘This research covered six areas of illness: tuberculosis, digestive disorders, ademonia, hyperlipemia, cardiac arrest and cancer.’
    • ‘The new recommended dose of fenofibrate for the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed hyperlipemia is 145 mg per day.’
    • ‘Studies using transgenic manipulations of the dAkh gene demonstrated that AKH induced both hypertrehalosemia and hyperlipemia.’

Pronunciation

hyperlipaemia

/ˌhʌɪpəlɪˈpiːmɪə/