low-density lipoprotein definition

  • noun:
    • A complex of lipids and proteins, with higher levels of lipid than protein, that transports cholesterol levels in the bloodstream. High levels tend to be related to a heightened chance of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.
    • a course of lipoprotein that transports cholesterol across the bloodstream; large levels may boost the threat of cardiovascular condition
    • a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol levels into the blood; made up of moderate amount of necessary protein and a great deal of cholesterol levels; large amounts can be involving increased risk of coronary heart illness and atherosclerosis

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