HyperDic: ldl_cholesterol

English > 1 sense of the expression LDL cholesterol:
NOUNsubstanceLDL cholesterolthe cholesterol in low-density lipoproteins
English > LDL cholesterol: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe cholesterol in low-density lipoproteins; the 'bad' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to be related to various pathogenic conditions.
Narroweroxidized LDL cholesterolLDL cholesterol that has been bombarded by free radicals
Broadercholesterol, cholesterinAn animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver
Substance oflow-density lipoprotein, LDL, beta-lipoproteinA lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood

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