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chylomicronemia

Pronunciation: ki'lo-mi'kro-ne'me-a

Definition: The presence of chylomicrons, especially increased numbers in the circulating blood, as in type I familial hyperlipoproteinemia.

See Also: familial chylomicronemia syndrome

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