familial hypercholesterolemia

familial hypercholesterolemia

noun Pathology.

  1. an inherited metabolic disorder caused by a lack or malfunction of receptors for the low-density lipoproteins that activate removal of cholesterol from the blood. Abbreviation: FH.


  1. type II familial hyperlipoproteinemia
  2. hypercholesterolemia

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

45 queries 1.682