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A lipoprotein that removes cholesterol from the blood and is associated with a reduced risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease.Compare with low-density lipoprotein
- ‘For years, medical research has shown that garlic favorably affects blood cholesterol and raises high-density lipoprotein levels in the blood.’
- ‘Indeed, a decrease in body weight is associated with improved blood triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘For instance, good cholesterol, technically called high-density lipoprotein or HDL cholesterol, is known to keep blood vessels healthy and to shield the heart.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.