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Medical Term:

hyperlipidemia

Pronunciation: hi'per-lip'i-de'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.

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