familial hyperlipoproteinemia n.
Any of several inherited disorders of lipoprotein metabolism characterized by changes in serum concentrations of low-density lipoproteins and the lipids associated with them. For some clinical types, see under type.
- Familial hypertriglyceridemia
familial hypertriglyceridemia n.
- Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy n. An inherited, often fatal, heart condition caused by a genetic defect affecting production of myosin.
- Familial intestinal polyposis
familial intestinal polyposis n.
- Familial mediterranean fever
familial Mediterranean fever n. See familial paroxysmal polyserositis.