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Medical Term:

hypercholesterolemia

Pronunciation: hi'per-ko-les'ter-ol-e'me-a, hi'per-ko-les'ter-e'me-a, hi'per-ko-les'ter-i-ne'me-a

Definition: The presence of an abnormally large amount of cholesterol in the blood.

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