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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. low-density lipoprotein

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  • low-density lipoproteins (see Wikipedia article: low-density lipoproteins)
  • limiting danger lines

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Low-density lipoprotein, a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis; sometimes called informally bad cholesterol.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a 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

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