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Term:
plasma cholesterol level (CMO:0002282)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
blood lipoprotein cholesterol level +   
blood total cholesterol level +   
plasma cholesterol level +   
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, in a specified sample of plasma, the fibrinogen-containing fluid portion of the blood in which the particulate components are suspended. Cholesterol in the plasma is associated with various lipoproteins.
plasma phytosterol level +  
serum cholesterol level +   

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Related Synonyms: Not4Curation
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Miller-Keane:Miller-Keane_Encyclopedia_and_Dictionary_of_Medicine_Nursing_and_Allied_Health--7th_Ed

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