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Term:
plasma high density lipoprotein cholesterol level (CMO:0000646)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
plasma chylomicron cholesterol level 
plasma high density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
Measurement of the 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, carried in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) molecules in a specified volume of plasma, the fibrinogen-containing fluid portion of the blood in which the particulate components are suspended. HDL is the smallest of the major lipoprotein particles, complex molecules that consist of a protein membrane surrounding a core of lipids. The HDL class of lipoproteins, specifically the subtypes of HDL2 and HDL3, have densities between 1.063 and 1.210 g/ml.
plasma intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
plasma low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   
plasma non-HDL, non-LDL cholesterol level 
plasma total cholesterol level  
plasma very low density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: plasma HDL level ;   plasma HDL-C level
Definition Sources: http://themedicalbiochemistrypage.org/lipoproteins.php "Website" "Website", http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ "Multiple_Dictionaries" "Multiple_Dictionaries"

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