hyperbetalipoproteinemia

noun
a genetic disorder characterized by high levels of beta-lipoproteins and cholesterol; can lead to atherosclerosis at an early age
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  • hyperbetalipoproteinemia — Enhanced concentration of β lipoproteins in the blood. familial h. See type II familial hyperlipoproteinemia. familial h. and hyperprebetalipoproteinemia SYN: type III familial hyperlipoproteinemia. * * * hy·per·be·ta·li·po·pro·tein·emia bāt ə .l …   Medical dictionary

  • familial hyperbetalipoproteinemia — familial hypercholesterolemia …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperlipoproteinemia — An increase in the lipoprotein concentration of the blood. acquired h. nonfamilial h. that develops as a consequence of some primary disease, such as thyroid deficiency. familial h. a group of diseases c …   Medical dictionary

  • cholesteryl ester storage disease — (CESD) a relatively mild lysosomal storage disease caused by deficiency of the lysosomal sterol esterase; hepatomegaly may be the only clinical abnormality; hyperbetalipoproteinemia is common, and there is often severe premature atherosclerosis;… …   Medical dictionary

  • congenital disease — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic abnormality — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic defect — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic disease — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic disorder — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hereditary condition — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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