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Hypertriglyceridemia

Synonym(s)

  • elevated tg
  • elevated triglycerides
  • hyperglyceridemia
  • raised TG
  • raised triglycerides
  • triglyceride increased

Definition(s)

Condition of elevated triglyceride concentration in the blood; an inherited form occurs in familial hyperlipoproteinemia IIb and hyperlipoproteinemia type IV; linked to higher risk of heart disease and arteriosclerosis.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: December 16, 2014