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Introduction: Hypercholesterolemia

Description of Hypercholesterolemia

Hypercholesterolemia (medical condition): Cholesterol is a naturally occurring waxy, fat-like substance that is present in your blood and in the body's ...more

Hypercholesterolemia: See also:

High Cholesterol:
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Hypercholesterolemia: Excessive cholesterol in the blood.

Hypercholesterolemia: the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hypercholesterolemia: abnormally high levels of cholesterol in the blood.
Source: CRISP

Hypercholesterolemia: A condition with abnormally high levels of CHOLESTEROL in the blood. It is defined as a cholesterol value exceeding the 95th percentile for the population.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hypercholesterolemia: Related Topics

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Hypercholesterolemia as a Disease

Hypercholesterolemia: Another name for High Cholesterol (or close medical condition association).
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Hypercholesterolemia: Related Diseases

Hypercholesterolemia: Hypercholesterolemia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Hypercholesterolemia

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Symptoms of Hypercholesterolemia (High Cholesterol)

Some of the symptoms of Hypercholesterolemia incude:

Treatments for Hypercholesterolemia (High Cholesterol)

Treatments for Hypercholesterolemia (High Cholesterol) include:

Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia: For more treatment information about Hypercholesterolemia, see treatment of High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)

Hypercholesterolemia: Article Excerpts about High Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced by the liver to help meet the body’s need for hormones... (Source: excerpt from High Blood Cholesterol: NWHIC)

Hypercholesterolemia as a Symptom

Hypercholesterolemia (symptom): is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in...more »

Hypercholesterolemia (symptom): See Hypercholesterolemia (symptom information).

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Hypercholesterolemia: Related Disease Topics

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Terms associated with Hypercholesterolemia:

Terms Similar to Hypercholesterolemia:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Hypercholesterolemia:

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Broader terms for Hypercholesterolemia

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Hypercholesterolemia can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hypercholesterolemia

The following list attempts to classify Hypercholesterolemia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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