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

  • n. Any of a group of conjugated proteins in which at least one of the components is a lipid. Lipoproteins, classified according to their densities and chemical qualities, are the principal means by which lipids are transported in the blood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a large group of complexes of protein and lipid with many biochemical functions.

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

  • n. a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood


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