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Term:
plasma chylomicron cholesterol level (CMO:0002684)
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plasma chylomicron 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 chylomicron molecules in a specified volume of plasma, the fibrinogen-containing fluid portion of the blood in which the particulate components are suspended. Chylomicrons are a class of lipoproteins (approximate density range <0.95 g/ml) that transport exogenous triglycerides and cholesterol from the small intestine to other tissues.
plasma high density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
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 chylomicron cholesterol level 

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Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, http://themedicalbiochemistrypage.org/lipoproteins.php "Website" "Website", ISBN:978-1416049982, Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed

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