alpha-lipoprotein

noun
a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
Hypernyms: ↑lipoprotein
Substance Meronyms: ↑HDL cholesterol

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