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Medical Term:

exogenous hyperglyceridemia


Definition: persistent hyperglyceridemia due to retarded rate of removal from plasma of chylomicrons of dietary origin; occurs in alcoholism, hypothyroidism, insulinopenic diabetes mellitus, types I and V hyperlipoproteinemia, and during acute pancreatitis.

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