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Pronunciation: hi'per-li-pe'me-a

Definition: Elevated levels of lipids in the blood plasma. There are several types of hyperlipemia; one is associated with a deficiency of ?-aminoadipic semialdehyde synthase.

See Also: lipemia, hyperlipidemia

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