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plasma lipase activity level 
serum lipase activity level 
Any quantitation of the catalytic effect exerted by lipase in a specified sample of blood serum. Lipase, is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of lipids. It's normal to have a small amount of lipase in blood, but a high level of lipase can mean the subject has some type of pancreatic disease.

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Exact Synonyms: serum lipase activity measurement
Xrefs: EFO:0005849 ;   PMID:23774700
Definition Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipase, https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/lipase-tests/

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