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Term:
blood high density lipoprotein cholesterol level (CMO:0000052)
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blood chylomicron cholesterol level +  
blood high density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   
Measurement of the amount of cholesterol, a eukaryotic sterol that in higher animals is the precursor of bile acids and steroid hormones and a key constituent of cell membranes, carried in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) molecules in a specified volume of blood, the fluid that circulates through the heart, arteries, capillaries and veins carrying nutrients and oxygen to the body tissues and metabolites away from them. HDL is the smallest of the major lipoprotein particles, complex molecules that consist of a protein membrane surrounding a core of lipids. The HDL class of lipoproteins, specifically the subtypes of HDL2 and HDL3, have densities between 1.063 and 1.210 g/ml.
blood intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  
blood low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   
blood non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
blood very low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: blood HDL-C ;   high density lipoprotein cholesterol measurement
Narrow Synonyms: HDL cholesterol change measurement ;   free cholesterol in large HDL measurement
Related Synonyms: blood HDL level
Xrefs: EFO:0004612 ;   EFO:0007805 ;   EFO:0022157
Definition Sources: http://themedicalbiochemistrypage.org/lipoproteins.php "Website" "Website", http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ "Multiple_Dictionaries" "Multiple_Dictionaries"

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