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Noun: LDL
  1. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
    - low-density lipoprotein, beta-lipoprotein

Derived forms: LDLs

Type of: lipoprotein

Encyclopedia: LDL