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[kuh-les-ter-uh-lee-mee-uh] /kəˌlɛs tər əˈli mi ə/

noun, Pathology.
the presence of an abnormal amount of in the blood.

cholesterolemia cho·les·ter·ol·e·mi·a (kə-lěs’tər-ə-lē’mē-ə) or cho·les·ter·e·mi·a (kə-lěs’tə-rē’mē-ə)
The presence of elevated levels of cholesterol in the blood.


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