low density lipoprotein

Definitions

Food

  • (written as low-density lipoprotein)
    A specific complex of a lipid (fat) and a protein that transports cholesterol in the blood. high levels appear to increase the risk of heart and vascular disease.

Medical

  • noun
    (written as low-density lipoprotein)
    a lipoprotein with a large percentage of cholesterol which deposits fats in muscles and arteries.

Sports

  • noun the lipoprotein that carries cholesterol to cells and tissue.
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