low density lipoprotein
- (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.
- noun (written as low-density lipoprotein)a lipoprotein with a large percentage of cholesterol which deposits fats in muscles and arteries.
- noun the lipoprotein that carries cholesterol to cells and tissue.