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serum total cholesterol level (CMO:0000363)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
plasma total cholesterol level  
serum chylomicron cholesterol level 
serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   
serum intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
serum low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  
serum non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
serum total cholesterol level +   
Measurement of the entire amount of cholesterol, a eukaryotic sterol that in higher animals is the precursor of bile acids and steroid hormones and a key constituent of cell membranes, without taking into account any association with other molecules such as lipoproteins, in a specified volume of serum, the clear liquid that separates from blood after it has clotted completely, i.e. blood plasma from which fibrinogen has been removed.
serum very low density lipoprotein cholesterol level 

Related Synonyms: serum TC level
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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