HyperDic: ldl

English > 1 sense of the word LDL:
NOUNsubstanceLDL, low-density lipoprotein, beta-lipoproteina lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood
English > LDL: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis.
Synonymslow-density lipoprotein, beta-lipoprotein
BroaderlipoproteinA conjugated protein having a lipid component
SubstancesLDL cholesterolThe cholesterol in low-density lipoproteins
Catalanlipoproteïnes de baixa densitat

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