High blood triglyceride

High blood triglyceride --> hypertriglyceridaemia

(Science: biochemistry) elevation of triglycerides, a fatty substance found in the bloodstream. Normal triglyceride blood levels should be 10-150 milligrams per decilitre. Elevations of the triglyceride level (particularly in association with elevated cholesterol) have been correlated with the development of atherosclerosis, the underlying cause of heart disease and stroke.

Origin: gr. Haima = blood

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