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famil'ial hy'percholes'terole'mia



Pathol.
an inherited metabolic disorder caused by a lack or malfunction of receptors for the low-density lipoproteins that activate removal of cholesterol from the blood. Abbr.: FH.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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