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plasma chylomicron 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 chylomicron molecules in a specified volume of plasma, the fibrinogen-containing fluid portion of the blood in which the particulate components are suspended. Chylomicrons are a class of lipoproteins (approximate density range <0.95 g/ml) that transport exogenous triglycerides and cholesterol from the small intestine to other tissues.
plasma high density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
plasma intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  
plasma low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   
plasma total cholesterol level  
plasma very low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  
serum chylomicron cholesterol level 

Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, "Website" "Website", ISBN:978-1416049982, Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed

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