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Noun: familial hypercholesterolemia
  1. Congenital disorder characterized by high levels of cholesterol and early development of atherosclerosis

Type of: hypercholesteraemia [Brit, Cdn], hypercholesteremia [N. Amer], hypercholesterolaemia [Brit, Cdn], hypercholesterolemia [N. Amer], monogenic disease, monogenic disorder

Encyclopedia: Familial hypercholesterolemia