Meaning of hyperlipoproteinemia

hy•per•lip•o•pro•tein•e•mi•a

Pronunciation: (hī"pur-lip"u-prō"tē-nē'mē-u, -prō"tē-u-, -lī"pu-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usually characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the blood.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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