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Bible DictionaryHepatitis Central (TM) Liver Disease Medical Glossary
High Density Lipoprotein. Known as "good" cholesterol, HDL's are large, dense, protein-fat particles that circulate in the blood picking up already used and unused cholesterol and taking them back to the liver as part of a recycling process. Higher levels of HDL's are associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease because the cholesterol is cleared more readily from the blood
 
Lp(a) Lipoprotein
 
High Density Lipoprotein
 
High Density Lipoprotein
 
Component of blood that is involved in cholesterol transport and is associated with a lowered risk of developing atherosclerosis; it is known as the "good cholesterol"
Bible DictionaryDictionary of Medicine
High-density lipoprotein.
Bible DictionaryAging Hearts and Arteries Glossary
The "good" cholesterol. HDL carries cholesterol in the blood from other parts of the body back to the liver, which leads to its removal from the body. HDL helps keep cholesterol from building up in the walls of the arteries.
Bible DictionaryHeart Diseases Therapy
High-density lipoprotein, often called the "good" cholesterol because it helps remove cholesterol from the blood.
Bible DictionaryLabtests Abbreviations
high density lipoprotein

 

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