Definition of hyperlipidemia in English:

hyperlipidemia

(British hyperlipidaemia)

noun

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

    • ‘Several other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as obesity, diabetes mellitus, and hyperlipidemia, are also correlated with CRP levels.’
    • ‘What methods of lipid lowering decrease overall mortality rates in patients with hyperlipidemia?’
    • ‘Like hypertension and cigarette smoking, diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia are modifiable risk factors for stroke.’
    • ‘In addition, persons with diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia are more likely to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.’
    • ‘He had no history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, or hyperlipidemia.’

Pronunciation

hyperlipidemia

/ˌhīpərˌlipəˈdēmēə/