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Bible DictionaryNDIC Diabetes Dictionary
see very-low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.  
 
a form of cholesterol in the blood; high levels may be related to cardiovascular disease.  
Source: The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC), NIH Publication No. 07–3016, October 2006 (About)
Bible DictionaryHepatitis Central (TM) Liver Disease Medical Glossary
Very Low Density Lipoprotein. A plasma lipoprotein that is produced primarily by the liver with lesser amounts contributed by the intestine, that contains relatively large amounts of triglycerides compared to protein, and that leaves a residue of cholesterol in the tissues during the process of conversion to LDL
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very low density lipoprotein
Bible DictionaryLabtests Explained
(very low density lipoprotens) 0.128-0.645 mmol/L
Bible DictionaryObesity Glossary
Very Low-Density Lipoprotein
 
The lipoprotein particles that initially leave the liver, carrying cholesterol and lipid. VLDLs contain 10 to 15 percent of the total serum cholesterol along with most of the triglycerides in the fastingserum; VLDLs are precursors of LDL, and some forms of VLDL, particularly VLDL remnants, appear to be atherogenic.
See also: 282 , RA , O2 , H & V , QC

 

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