alpha-lipoprotein definition

  • noun:
    • a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in blood; composed of a top proportion of necessary protein and fairly little cholesterol levels; large amounts are thought to be associated with diminished threat of coronary heart illness and atherosclerosis
    • a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol levels into the blood; made up of a high proportion of necessary protein and reasonably little cholesterol levels; high amounts can be of decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
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