[lip-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn, ˌlaɪ pə-/
any of the class of that contain a lipid combined with a .
any of a group of proteins to which a lipid molecule is attached, important in the transport of lipids in the bloodstream. They exist in two main forms: high-density lipoproteins and low-density lipoproteins See also low-density lipoprotein
lipoprotein lip·o·pro·tein (lĭp’ō-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn, lī’pō-)
Any of a group of conjugated proteins having at least one lipid components, they are the principal means by which lipids are transported in the blood.
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. See also high-density lipoprotein, low-density lipoprotein.
[lip-uh-proh-teen-a, ‐tee-in-ey, lahy-puh‐] /ˌlɪp əˌproʊ tinˈæ, ‐ti ɪnˈeɪ, ˌlaɪ pə‐/ noun 1. a plasma lipoprotein containing protein and cholesterol, high levels of which are associated with atherosclerosis.
- Lipoprotein lipase
lipoprotein lipase n. An enzyme that cleaves one fatty acid from a triacylglycerol.
liposarcoma lip·o·sar·co·ma (lĭp’ō-sär-kō’mə) n. A malignant tumor consisting chiefly of immature, anaplastic lipoblasts of varying sizes usually occurring in association with a rich network of capillaries. Also called lipoblastoma.
[lip-uh-skuhlp-cher] /ˈlɪp əˌskʌlp tʃər/ noun 1. the surgical removal of subcutaneous fat and its transplant to another part of the body, as to fill out facial contours. /ˈlɪpəʊˌskʌlptʃə, ˈlaɪ-/ noun 1. a cosmetic surgical operation in which the shape of the body is altered by the removal by suction of excess body fat noun the […]