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LDL

  1. low-density lipoprotein: a plasma protein that is the major carrier of cholesterol in the blood, with high levels being associated with atherosclerosis.

    Category: Biochemistry

Origin of LDL:

1975–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. low-density lipoprotein, LDL, beta-lipoprotein(noun)

    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

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